2017 Zenith Award Winners
Pascale Pageau is the founder and owner of Delegatus, an
innovative law firm supporting flexible hours for 25 male and
female lawyers. Pascale devotes as much time and effort to
the community as to the firm, with particular involvement in
women’s professional advancement. As President of the CBA
National Women’s Forum, she led national initiatives for the
professional advancement of women in the legal industry.
She co-founded a women’s networking club, Les Femmes du
W, and was a very active member of the Montréal Bar Women
Lawyers’ Committee (2006 to 2012), where she served as
President. She now sits on the Leadership Table of the Réseau
des femmes d’affaires du Québec, supporting female-owned
companies, and she also took part in the Québec Bar Justicia
project. Pascale lectures and gives seminars, focusing on
women’s leadership and business development.
Brenda Pritchard is the undisputed leader of advertising and
marketing law in Canada. As co-author of the seminal text
Advertising and Marketing Law in Canada, Brenda is a driving
force in the evolution of advertising and marketing law in
Canada. Over three decades, she has trained and mentored
many successful practitioners, with particular emphasis
on team building, promoting and involving other women.
Her charitable work includes “Stay Alert…Stay Safe” and
“Women Gaining Ground,” where she currently sits on the
investment committee. She has been named in Acritas Star
(2017, inaugural edition); Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
(2010 to 2016); Lexpert American Lawyer Guide to the Leading
500 Lawyers in Canada (2010 to 2017); Chambers Canada
(2016 to 2017); Chambers Global (2015 to 2017); and The Best
Lawyers in Canada (2006 to 2017). She received the Starbucks
International Excellence in Diversity Award in 2013.