Miller Thomson recognized in 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

May 10, 2017 | Wendy A. Baker, Alfred Apps, Aaron Atcheson, Jennifer Babe, Catherine Bate, Todd G. Bissett, Gail P. Black, Chris T.J. Blom, Talaal Bond, Paul E. Brace, Bryan J. Buttigieg, Harold W. D. Cares, Donald Carr, Randall Carter, Steven Chaimberg, Andy Chan, John J. Chapman, Kelly A. Charlebois, Dean J. Chenoy, Gerald D. Chipeur, David W. Chodikoff, Pascale Cloutier, Emily Cole, Sheila Crummey, Normand D’Amour, John Doolan, John K. Downing, Robert L. Duke, Jonathan F. Dyck, Sandra L. Enticknap, Tamara Farber, Eamonn J. Flaherty, Patricia J. Forte, William J. Fowlis, Mark R. Frederick, Helen D.K. Friedman, Guy Gilain, Sandra A. Gogal, Scott J. Hammel, Robert B. Hayhoe, William J. Kenny, Michael W. Kerr, Savvas Kotsopoulos, Dwayne K. Kuiper, Kate Lazier, Richard D. Leblanc, Glen Lekach, Joshua Liswood, Susan M. Manwaring, Peter J. McArthur, D. Bruce McCartney, Keyvan Nassiry, Robin-Lee A. Norris, Steven J. O’Melia, William (Bill) M. Pigott, Gordon G. Plottel, Lynn Ramsay, Rick T.G. Reeson, Gordon L. Robson, Rosanne T. Rocchi, Martin J. Rochwerg, James Rumball, Eva Schmieg, Eric Schneider, Kristina Shaw, Michael L. Shell, Pierre Soulard, Amanda J. Stacey, James T. Swanson, Constance I. Taylor, John R. Tidball, Brian W.L. Tod, Richard J. Trafford, Louis-Michel Tremblay, Andrew Valentine, Rick Van Beselaere, Lawrence D. Wilder, Michael J. Wren, Joseph W. Yurkovich

In the recently released 2017 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 79 Miller Thomson lawyers across 30 areas of law have been recognized for their industry-leading advisory expertise.  These latest rankings are the culmination of an extensive annual peer review process combined with research on the people and firms whose work for their clients has continued to distinguish them throughout the year.

The directory, which has been published annually since 1997, is the most comprehensive guide to legal talent in Canada.

Firm Ranking

We are pleased that our broad spectrum of expertise and experience has been reflected in the Lexpert rankings. In particular, Miller Thomson is acknowledged as a leading firm in following areas of practice:

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Entertainment Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
  • Labour Relations
  • Litigation – Commercial Insurance
  • Litigation – Corporate Commercial
  • Litigation – Product Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Mining
  • Property Development
  • Property Leasing

Individual Rankings

The following Miller Thomson lawyers are recognized as prominent practitioners in their fields of law:

Aboriginal Law

  • Wendy Baker, Vancouver
  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Sandra Gogal, Toronto

Advertising & Marketing Law

  • Catherine Bate, Toronto

Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Keyvan Nassiry, Montreal

Asset-Based Lending

  • Keyvan Nassiry, Montreal

Banking & Financial Institutions

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Keyvan Nassiry, Montreal
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina

Charities/Not-for-Profit Law

  • Donald Carr, Toronto
  • Sheila Crummey, Toronto
  • Robert Hayhoe, Toronto
  • Kate Lazier, Toronto
  • Susan Manwaring, Toronto
  • Rosanne Rocchi, Toronto
  • Martin Rochwerg, Toronto
  • Amanda Stacey, Toronto
  • Andrew Valentine, Toronto

Computer & IT Law

  • James Swanson, Calgary

Construction Law

  • Normand D’Amour, Montreal
  • Guy Gilain, Montreal
  • Scott Hammel, Edmonton
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • William Pigott, Toronto
  • Louis-Michel Tremblay, Montreal

Corporate Commercial Law

  • Todd Bissett, Waterloo
  • Paul Brace, Markham
  • Andy Chan, Markham
  • Eamonn Flaherty, Markham
  • Dwayne Kuiper, Waterloo
  • Glen Lekach, Regina
  • Eric Schneider, Waterloo
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Brian Tod, Edmonton
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Corporate Finance & Securities

  • Peter McArthur, Vancouver
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Mid-Market

  • Alfred Apps, Toronto
  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Pierre Soulard, Toronto
  • Brian Tod, Edmonton
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Tax

  • William Fowlis, Calgary
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Derivative Instruments

  • James Rumball, Toronto

Entertainment Law

  • Dean Chenoy, Montreal
  • Jonathan Dyck, Toronto
  • Eva Schmieg, Vancouver

Environmental Law

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • Bryan Buttigieg, Toronto
  • Tamara Farber, Toronto
  • John Tidball, Markham

Estate & Personal Tax Planning

  • Gail Black, Calgary
  • Donald Carr, Toronto
  • Kelly Charlebois, Toronto
  • Sheila Crummey, Toronto
  • Sandra Enticknap, Vancouver
  • William Fowlis, Calgary
  • Michael Kerr, Toronto
  • Robin-Lee Norris, Guelph
  • Rosanne Rocchi, Toronto
  • Martin Rochwerg, Toronto

Franchise Law

  • Pascale Cloutier, Toronto
  • Richard Leblanc, Toronto
  • Gordon Plottel, Vancouver

Insolvency & Financial Restructuring

  • Rick Reeson, Edmonton
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina

Intellectual Property

  • James Swanson, Calgary

Litigation – Commercial Insurance

  • Chris Blom, Toronto
  • Talaal Bond, London
  • Harold Cares, Toronto
  • Randall Carter, Waterloo
  • John Downing, London
  • Patricia Forte, Waterloo
  • Mark Frederick, Toronto
  • Helen D.K. Friedman, Waterloo
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • Bruce McCartney, Toronto
  • Gordon Robson, Waterloo
  • Richard Trafford, Waterloo

Litigation – Corporate Commercial

  • John Chapman, Toronto
  • John Downing, London
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • Michael Shell, Toronto

Litigation – Corporate Tax

  • David Chodikoff, Toronto

Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Litigation – Product Liability

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Litigation – Public Law

  • Gerald Chipeur, Calgary

Litigation – Securities

  • Emily Cole, Toronto
  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Medical Negligence

  • Robert Duke, Edmonton
  • Joshua Liswood, Toronto

Personal Injury

  • Chris Blom, Toronto
  • Robert Duke, Edmonton
  • Helen D.K. Friedman, Waterloo
  • Bruce McCartney, Toronto
  • Gordon Robson, Waterloo
  • Constance Taylor, Edmonton

Property Development

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Steven O’Melia, Waterloo
  • Lynn Ramsay, Vancouver
  • Michael Wren, Toronto

Property Leasing

  • Steven Chaimberg, Montreal
  • Savvas Kotsopoulos, Toronto
  • Lynn Ramsay, Vancouver