Miller Thomson ranked in 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

May 2, 2019 | Louis Amato-Gauci, Fadi Amine, Alfred Apps, Aaron Atcheson, Jennifer Babe, Stewart J.O. Berringer, Todd G. Bissett, Gail P. Black, Chris T.J. Blom, Paul E. Brace, Catherine (Cathie) Brayley, James D. Bromiley, Bryan J. Buttigieg, Nicole Byres, Steven Chaimberg, Andy Chan, John J. Chapman, Kelly A. Charlebois, Dean J. Chenoy, Gerald D. Chipeur, Nafisah Chowdhury, Louis Clément, Pascale Cloutier, Wendi P. Crowe, William S. Dahms, Normand D’Amour, Sam De Caprio, Dwight D. Dee, Enzo Di Iorio, Ryan Done, John Doolan, John K. Downing, Eric Dufour, Robert L. Duke, Peter Dunne, Jonathan F. Dyck, Hugh R. Dyer, Chad Eggerman, Sandra L. Enticknap, Andrew Etcovitch, Derrek S. Fahl, Tamara Farber, Patricia J. Forte, William J. Fowlis, Helen D.K. Friedman, Guy Gilain, Rory Godinho, Sandra A. Gogal, Scott J. Hammel, Kelly Harris, Robert B. Hayhoe, Derek Hoffman, Jay M. Hoffman, William J. Kenny, Savvas Kotsopoulos, Dwayne K. Kuiper, Richard D. Leblanc, Jasmin Lefebvre, Glen Lekach, Kyla E. M. Mahar, Susan M. Manwaring, Nathalie Marchand, Seann D. McAleese, Peter J. McArthur, Troy McEachren, Laura Mensch, F. Paul Morrison, Keyvan Nassiry, Steven J. O’Melia, Nora F. Osbaldeston, Kim Ozubko, Michael J. Pucylo, Lynn Ramsay, Rick T.G. Reeson, Rosanne T. Rocchi, Kenneth R. Rosenstein, James Rumball, Eric Schneider, Dezarae Senft, Kristina Shaw, Daniel C.P. Stachnik, Nawaz Tahir, Constance I. Taylor, John R. Tidball, Louis-Michel Tremblay, Marie-Hélène Tremblay, Andrew Valentine, Rick Van Beselaere, Tony Van Klink, Michael Walker, Reginald A. Watson, Lawrence D. Wilder, Jill W. Wilkie, Joseph W. Yurkovich | Calgary, Edmonton, Guelph, Waterloo Region, London, Markham (Administration Office), Montréal, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, Vaughan

Miller Thomson has close to 100 lawyers recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 35 areas of law in the newly released 2019 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
  • Property Development
  • Property Leasing

Individual Rankings

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

Advertising & Marketing Law

  • Kelly Harris, Toronto

Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Keyvan Nassiry, Montreal

Asset Securitization

  • James Rumball, Toronto

Asset-Based Lending

  • Keyvan Nassiry, Montreal
  • Kenneth Rosenstein, Toronto

Banking & Financial Institutions

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Jonathan Dyck, Toronto
  • Keyvan Nassiry, Montreal
  • Nora Osbaldeston, Toronto
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina

Charities/Not-for-Profit Law

  • Robert Hayhoe, Toronto
  • Susan Manwaring, Toronto
  • Troy McEachren, Montreal
  • Rosanne Rocchi, Toronto
  • Andrew Valentine, Toronto

Class Actions

  • F. Paul Morrison, Toronto

Competition Law

  • Eric Dufour, Toronto

Construction Law

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

Corporate Commercial Law

  • Stewart Berringer, Regina
  • Todd Bissett, Waterloo
  • Paul Brace, Vaughan/Markham
  • Andy Chan, Vaughan/Markham
  • Ryan Done, London
  • Derrek Fahl, Saskatoon
  • Derek Hoffman, Saskatoon
  • Dwayne Kuiper, Waterloo
  • Glen Lekach, Regina
  • Eric Schneider, Waterloo
  • Dezarae Senft*, Regina
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Corporate Finance & Securities

  • Dwight Dee, Vancouver
  • Peter Dunne, Toronto
  • Rory Godinho, Vancouver
  • Jay Hoffman, Toronto
  • Peter McArthur, Vancouver
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Mid-Market

  • W. Alfred Apps, Toronto
  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Louis Clément, Montreal
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Tax

  • Catherine Brayley, Vancouver
  • William Fowlis, Calgary
  • Marie-Hélène Tremblay*, Montreal
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Employment Law

  • Nicole Byres, Vancouver
  • Nafisah Chowdhury*, Toronto
  • Laura Mensch, Calgary
  • Jill Wilkie*, Calgary

Energy (Oil & Gas)

  • Chad Eggerman, Saskatoon

Entertainment Law

  • Dean Chenoy, Montreal
  • Jonathan Dyck, Toronto

Environmental Law

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

Estate & Personal Tax Planning

  • Gail Black, Calgary
  • Kelly Charlebois, Toronto
  • Wendi Crowe, Edmonton
  • Sandra Enticknap, Vancouver
  • Andrew Etcovitch, Montreal
  • William Fowlis, Calgary
  • Nathalie Marchand, Montreal
  • Troy McEachren, Montreal
  • Rosanne Rocchi, Toronto

Franchise Law

  • Pascale Cloutier, Toronto
  • Richard Leblanc, Toronto

Indigenous Law

  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Sandra Gogal, Toronto

Insolvency & Financial Restructuring

  • Kyla Mahar, Toronto
  • Rick Reeson, Edmonton
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina
  • Tony Van Klink, London

Labour Relations

  • Hugh Dyer, Toronto
  • Seann McAleese, Toronto

Litigation – Commercial Insurance

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

Litigation – Corporate Commercial

  • Fadi Amine, Montreal
  • John Chapman, Toronto
  • Sam De Caprio, Vaughan/Markham
  • Enzo Di Iorio, Vaughan/Markham
  • John Downing, London
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • F. Paul Morrison, Toronto

Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Litigation – Product Liability

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Litigation – Public Law

  • Gerald Chipeur, Calgary

Litigation – Securities

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Louis Clément, Montreal
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Occupational Health & Safety

  • Daniel Stachnik, Edmonton

Pensions & Employee Benefits

  • Kim Ozubko, Toronto

Personal Injury

  • Chris Blom, Toronto
  • Robert Duke, Edmonton
  • Michael Pucylo, Edmonton
  • Constance Taylor, Edmonton
  • Reginald Watson, Regina

Property Development

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • William Dahms, Waterloo
  • Steven O’Melia, Waterloo
  • Lynn Ramsay, Vancouver

Property Leasing

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • Steven Chaimberg, Montreal
  • William Dahms, Waterloo
  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Savvas Kotsopoulos, Toronto
  • Lynn Ramsay, Vancouver
  • Michael Walker, Vancouver

Transportation (Road & Rail)

  • Louis Amato-Gauci, Toronto

Workplace Human Rights

  • Laura Mensch, Calgary



* Note: while not “Lexpert-ranked”, these individuals were selected as a 2018 Rising Star winner or finalist and are listed as a Leading Lawyer to Watch in their designated practice area.