Miller Thomson Partner Karima Kanani has been named among Lexpert’s 2015 Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.
The prestigious honour, presented annually by Lexpert magazine, recognizes the outstanding achievements of young lawyers from across Canada. Winners are selected by an advisory board made up of senior members of the legal community on such criteria as track record of success in deals and/or cases, demonstrating value to the firm and community involvement.
Karima leads the Corporate/Commercial practice in the Firm’s Ontario Health Industry Group. She has a specialty practice, exclusively dedicated to the health and social service sector and has served as lead corporate counsel on several significant initiatives in health care infrastructure, integration and innovation. She is also a nationally recognized author on the intersections of law and social work and an active community volunteer.
“Karima has shown an exemplary commitment to her firm, her practice and her clients whom she counsels with unwavering focus, care and dedication,” says Peter Auvinen, Office Managing Partner of the Toronto office. “These are the professional attributes of a true rising star in our intensely competitive industry, and we are proud to see Karima acknowledged for all of them.”