Miller Thomson once again recognized in 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

April 22, 2021 | Raymond G. Adlington, Mark Alexander, Louis Amato-Gauci, Alfred Apps, Gerry Argento, Aaron Atcheson, Gregory R. Azeff, Jennifer Babe, Stewart J.O. Berringer, Douglas F. Best, Gail P. Black, Chris T.J. Blom, Paul E. Brace, Catherine (Cathie) Brayley, James D. Bromiley, Dražen F. Bulat, Bryan J. Buttigieg, Jeffrey Carhart, Michael Caruso, Steven Chaimberg, Andy Chan, John J. Chapman, Kelly A. Charlebois, Dean J. Chenoy, David W. Chodikoff, Dan R. Chubb, Pascale Cloutier, Andrew M. Cohen, John A. Cross, Wendi P. Crowe, William S. Dahms, Sam De Caprio, Riccardo Del Vecchio, Enzo Di Iorio, Ryan Done, John Doolan, John K. Downing, Eric Dufour, Thomas V. Duke, Peter Dunne, Jonathan F. Dyck, Kenneth Eccleston, Sandra L. Enticknap, Tamara Farber, Barbara Farina, Lisa Filgiano, Sarah Fitzpatrick, Yannick Forget, Patricia J. Forte, William J. Fowlis, Helen D.K. Friedman, David G. Gerecke, Guy Gilain, Sandra A. Gogal, Lisa Goodfellow, Scott J. Hammel, Sarah D. Hansen, Kelly Harris, Robert B. Hayhoe, Robert Hendry, Jay M. Hoffman, M. Elena Hoffstein, Pia Hundal, Perry Katz, William J. Kenny, Kevin W. Keyes, Nahla Khouri, Daniel Kiselbach, Adam Kline, Inna Koldorf, Dwayne K. Kuiper, Rohit Kumar, Richard D. Leblanc, Jasmin Lefebvre, Glen Lekach, Jean Leonard, Darren Lund, Michelle D. MacGillivray, Kyla E. M. Mahar, Thomas W.R. Manes, Susan M. Manwaring, Nathalie Marchand, Peter J. McArthur, Troy McEachren, F. Paul Morrison, M. Christine O’Donohue, Steven J. O’Melia, Nora F. Osbaldeston, Philipp Park, Lynn Ramsay, Rick T.G. Reeson, Yves Robillard, Rosanne T. Rocchi, Farah Rohoman, Kenneth R. Rosenstein, James Rumball, Paul E. Ryzuk, Eric Schneider, Joshua I. Selby, Kristina Shaw, Natasha Smith, Daniel C.P. Stachnik, Louis-Michel Tremblay, Marie-Hélène Tremblay, Melissa Tummon, Andrew Valentine, Rick Van Beselaere, Tony Van Klink, Michael Walker, Brian Whitwham, Lawrence D. Wilder, Jill W. Wilkie, Nicole Woodward, Michael J. Wren, Joseph W. Yurkovich | Calgary, Edmonton, Guelph, Waterloo Region, London, Markham (Administration Office), Montréal, National, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto

Miller Thomson is proud to congratulate an impressive group of lawyers who have been recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 34 areas of law in the newly released 2021 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.

Published annually since 1997, the directory is the most comprehensive guide to legal talent in Canada. The rankings are the culmination of an extensive annual peer review process combined with research on the people and firms whose work for their clients continues to distinguish them throughout the year.

Firm Ranking

We are pleased to see our wide-ranging expertise and experience reflected these rankings with Miller Thomson acknowledged as a leading firm in the following areas of law:

  • Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Corporate Tax
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Indigenous Law
  • Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
  • Labour Relations
  • Litigation – Commercial Insurance
  • Litigation – Corporate Commercial
  • Litigation – Product Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Development
  • Property Leasing
  • Transportation (Road & Rail)

Individual Rankings

The following 115 lawyers have been recognized by Lexpert as prominent practitioners in their fields of law:

Advertising & Marketing Law

  • Eric Dufour, Toronto
  • Kelly Harris, Toronto

Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Barbara Farina, Montreal

Asset Securitization

  • James Rumball, Toronto

Asset-Based Lending

  • Nora F. Osbaldeston, Toronto
  • Kenneth Rosenstein, Toronto

Banking & Financial Institutions

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Jonathan Dyck, Toronto
  • Barbara Farina, Montreal
  • Thomas W.R. Manes, Guelph
  • Nora F. Osbaldeston, Toronto
  • James Rumball, Toronto
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina

Charities/Not-for-Profit Law

  • Sarah Fitzpatrick, Vancouver
  • Robert Hayhoe, Toronto
  • M. Elena Hoffstein, Toronto
  • Susan Manwaring, Toronto
  • Troy McEachren, Montreal
  • Natasha Smith, Toronto
  • Andrew Valentine, Toronto

Class Actions

  • F. Paul Morrison, Toronto

Commodity Tax/Customs

  • Daniel Kiselbach, Vancouver/Toronto

Construction Law

  • Gerry Argento, Montreal
  • Dražen Bulat, Toronto/Vaughan
  • Kenneth Eccleston, Toronto
  • Yannick Forget, Montreal
  • Guy Gilain, Montreal
  • Scott Hammel, Edmonton
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • Jasmin Lefebvre, Montreal
  • Paul Ryzuk, Edmonton
  • Louis-Michel Tremblay, Montreal

Corporate Commercial Law

  • W. Alfred Apps, Toronto
  • Stewart Berringer, Regina
  • Paul Brace, Vaughan/Markham
  • Andy Chan, Vaughan/Markham
  • Andrew Cohen, Montreal
  • Ryan Done, London
  • Dwayne Kuiper, Waterloo
  • Glen Lekach, Regina
  • Jean Leonard, Waterloo
  • Thomas W.R. Manes, Guelph
  • Philipp Park, Montreal
  • Farah Rohoman, London
  • Eric Schneider, Waterloo
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Melissa Tummon, Waterloo
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Corporate Finance & Securities

  • Peter Dunne, Toronto
  • Adam Kline, Toronto
  • Peter McArthur, Vancouver
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Mid-Market

  • W. Alfred Apps, Toronto
  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Tax

  • Catherine Brayley, Vancouver
  • William Fowlis, Calgary
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Employment Law

  • Thomas Duke, Edmonton/Calgary
  • Lisa Goodfellow, Toronto
  • Inna Koldorf, Vaughan
  • Michelle MacGillivray, Toronto
  • M. Christine O’Donohue, Toronto
  • Jill Wilkie, Calgary

Entertainment Law

  • Dean Chenoy, Montreal
  • Jonathan Dyck, Toronto

Environmental Law

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • Bryan Buttigieg, Vaughan
  • Tamara Farber, Toronto

Estate & Personal Tax Planning

  • Raymond Adlington, London
  • Gail Black, Calgary
  • Kelly Charlebois, Toronto
  • Wendi Crowe, Edmonton
  • Sandra Enticknap, Vancouver
  • Lisa Filgiano, Toronto
  • William Fowlis, Calgary
  • M. Elena Hoffstein, Toronto
  • Pia Hundal, Toronto
  • Darren Lund, Toronto
  • Nathalie Marchand, Montreal
  • Troy McEachren, Montreal
  • Rosanne Rocchi, Toronto
  • Nicole Woodward, Toronto

Franchise Law

  • Pascale Cloutier, Toronto
  • Richard Leblanc, Toronto

Indigenous Law

  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Sandra Gogal, Toronto
  • Sarah Hansen, Vancouver

Insolvency & Financial Restructuring

  • Gregory Azeff, Toronto
  • Jeffrey Carhart, Toronto
  • David Gerecke, Saskatoon
  • Kyla Mahar, Toronto
  • Rick Reeson, Edmonton
  • Tony Van Klink, London

Intellectual Property

  • Robert Hendry, Saskatoon

Litigation – Commercial Insurance

  • Chris Blom, Toronto
  • James Bromiley, Waterloo
  • John Downing, London
  • Patricia Forte, Waterloo
  • Helen Friedman, Waterloo
  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Litigation – Corporate Commercial

  • Mark Alexander*, Edmonton
  • Douglas Best, Toronto
  • Bryan Buttigieg, Toronto
  • John Chapman, Toronto
  • Sam De Caprio, Vaughan/Markham
  • Riccardo Del Vecchio, Vaughan/Markham
  • Enzo Di Iorio, Vaughan/Markham
  • John Downing, London
  • Scott Hammel, Edmonton
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • Nahla Khouri, Toronto
  • Rohit Kumar, Toronto/Waterloo
  • F. Paul Morrison, Toronto
  • Yves Robillard, Montreal
  • Brian Whitwham*, London

Litigation – Corporate Tax

  • David Chodikoff, Toronto
  • Marie-Hélène Tremblay*, Montreal

Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Litigation – Product Liability

  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • F. Paul Morrison, Toronto

Litigation – Securities

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Michael Caruso, Toronto
  • Jay M. Hoffman, Toronto
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Occupational Health & Safety

  • Daniel Stachnik, Edmonton

Personal Injury

  • Chris Blom, Toronto

Private Equity

  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Property Development

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • Willian Dahms, Waterloo
  • Kevin Keyes, Calgary
  • Steven O’Melia, Waterloo

Property Leasing

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • Stewart J.O. Berringer, Regina
  • Steven Chaimberg, Montreal
  • Daniel Chubb, Edmonton
  • John Cross, Edmonton
  • William Dahms, Waterloo
  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Perry Katz, Toronto
  • Kevin Keyes, Calgary
  • Lynn Ramsay, Vancouver
  • Joshua Selby, Calgary
  • Michael Walker, Vancouver
  • Michael Wren, Toronto

Transportation (Road & Rail)

  • Louis Amato-Gauci, Toronto
  • William Kenny, Edmonton



* Note: while not “Lexpert-ranked”, these individuals were selected as a Lexpert Rising Star winner or finalist and are listed as a Leading Lawyer to Watch in their designated practice area.