Miller Thomson recognized in 2020 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

April 24, 2020 | Louis Amato-Gauci, Alfred Apps, Michael Arbutina, Aaron Atcheson, Gregory R. Azeff, Jennifer Babe, Stewart J.O. Berringer, Gail P. Black, Chris T.J. Blom, Paul E. Brace, Catherine (Cathie) Brayley, James D. Bromiley, Dražen F. Bulat, Danielle Bush, Bryan J. Buttigieg, Jeffrey Carhart, Michael Caruso, Steven Chaimberg, Andy Chan, Kelly A. Charlebois, Dean J. Chenoy, Gerald D. Chipeur, Hollick Chipman, David W. Chodikoff, Dan R. Chubb, Pascale Cloutier, Andrew M. Cohen, John A. Cross, Wendi P. Crowe, William S. Dahms, Sam De Caprio, Enzo Di Iorio, Ryan Done, John Doolan, John K. Downing, Eric Dufour, Thomas V. Duke, Robert L. Duke, Jonathan F. Dyck, Hugh R. Dyer, Kenneth Eccleston, Sandra L. Enticknap, Tamara Farber, Lisa Filgiano, Patricia J. Forte, William J. Fowlis, Helen D.K. Friedman, David G. Gerecke, Guy Gilain, Sandra A. Gogal, Lisa Goodfellow, Scott J. Hammel, Darin J. Hannaford, Kelly Harris, Robert B. Hayhoe, Robert Hendry, M. Elena Hoffstein, Pia Hundal, Perry Katz, William J. Kenny, Nahla Khouri, Daniel Kiselbach, Savvas Kotsopoulos, Dwayne K. Kuiper, Rohit Kumar, Richard D. Leblanc, Jasmin Lefebvre, Glen Lekach, Jean Leonard, Darren Lund, Kyla E. M. Mahar, Susan M. Manwaring, Nathalie Marchand, Peter J. McArthur, Stefan McConnell, Troy McEachren, F. Paul Morrison, M. Christine O’Donohue, Steven J. O’Melia, Nora F. Osbaldeston, Kim Ozubko, Philipp Park, Rick T.G. Reeson, Kevin Refah, Rosanne T. Rocchi, Farah Rohoman, Kenneth R. Rosenstein, Eric Schneider, David Schnurr, Jeffrey H. Selby, Joshua I. Selby, Kristina Shaw, Daniel C.P. Stachnik, Constance I. Taylor, John R. Tidball, Louis-Michel Tremblay, Andrew Valentine, Rick Van Beselaere, Tony Van Klink, Reginald A. Watson, Lawrence D. Wilder, Jill W. Wilkie, Nicole Woodward, Michael J. Wren, Joseph W. Yurkovich | Calgary, Edmonton, Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Markham, Montréal, Regina, Saskatoon, Toronto, Vancouver, Vaughan, National

Miller Thomson has over 100 lawyers recognized for their industry-leading advisory experience across 40 areas of law in the newly released 2020 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
  • 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

  • Danielle Bush, Toronto
  • Kelly Harris, Toronto

Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Nora F. Osbaldeston, Toronto

Asset-Based Lending

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

Banking & Financial Institutions

  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Jonathan Dyck, Toronto
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina

Charities/Not-for-Profit Law

  • Robert Hayhoe, Toronto
  • M. Elena Hoffstein, Toronto
  • Susan Manwaring, Toronto
  • Troy McEachren, Montreal
  • Andrew Valentine, Toronto

Class Actions

  • F. Paul Morrison, Toronto

Commodity Tax/Customs

  • Daniel Kiselbach, Vancouver/Toronto

Competition Law

  • Eric Dufour, Toronto

Construction Law

  • Dražen Bulat, Toronto/Vaughan
  • Kenneth Eccleston, Toronto
  • Guy Gilain, Montreal
  • Scott Hammel, Edmonton
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • Jasmin Lefebvre, Montreal
  • Louis-Michel Tremblay, Montreal

Corporate Commercial Law

  • Stewart Berringer, Regina
  • Paul Brace, Vaughan/Markham
  • Michael Caruso, Toronto
  • Andy Chan, Vaughan/Markham
  • Andrew Cohen, Montreal
  • Ryan Done, London
  • Dwayne Kuiper, Waterloo
  • Glen Lekach, Regina
  • Philipp Park, Montreal
  • Kevin Refah*, Toronto
  • Farah Rohoman, London
  • Eric Schneider, Waterloo
  • Kristina Shaw, London
  • Rick Van Beselaere, Regina
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Corporate Finance & Securities

  • Peter McArthur, Vancouver
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Mid-Market

  • W. Alfred Apps, Toronto
  • Jennifer Babe, Toronto
  • Stefan McConnell, Vancouver
  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto

Corporate Tax

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

Employment Law

  • Thomas Duke, Edmonton/Calgary
  • Lisa Goodfellow, 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
  • John Tidball, Vaughan/Markham

Estate & Personal Tax Planning

  • 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
  • Joseph Yurkovich, Edmonton

Franchise Law

  • Pascale Cloutier, Toronto
  • Richard Leblanc, Toronto

Indigenous Law

  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Sandra Gogal, Toronto

Infrastructure Law

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Insolvency & Financial Restructuring

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

Intellectual Property

  • Robert Hendry, Saskatoon
  • David Schnurr, Waterloo

Labour Relations

  • Hugh Dyer, Toronto

Litigation – Commercial Insurance

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

Litigation – Corporate Commercial

  • Michael Arbutina, Vaughan/Markham
  • Sam De Caprio, Vaughan/Markham
  • Enzo Di Iorio, Vaughan/Markham
  • John Downing, London
  • William Kenny, Edmonton
  • Nahla Khouri, Toronto
  • Rohit Kumar, Toronto/Waterloo
  • F. Paul Morrison, Toronto

Litigation – Corporate Tax

  • David Chodikoff, Toronto

Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Litigation – Product Liability

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

Litigation – Regulatory & Public Law

  • Gerald Chipeur, Calgary

Litigation – Securities

  • William Kenny, Edmonton

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Lawrence Wilder, Toronto


  • Peter McArthur, Vancouver

Occupational Health & Safety

  • Daniel Stachnik, Edmonton

Pensions & Employee Benefits

  • Kim Ozubko, Toronto

Personal Injury

  • Chris Blom, Toronto
  • Hollick Chipman, Calgary
  • Robert Duke, Edmonton
  • Constance Taylor, Edmonton
  • Reginald Watson, Regina

Private Equity

  • Michael Caruso, Toronto

Professional Liability

  • Reginald Watson, Regina

Property Development

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • Steven O’Melia, Waterloo

Property Leasing

  • Aaron Atcheson, London
  • Steven Chaimberg, Montreal
  • Daniel Chubb, Edmonton
  • John Cross, Edmonton
  • William Dahms, Waterloo
  • John Doolan, Vancouver
  • Perry Katz, Toronto
  • Savvas Kotsopoulos, Toronto
  • Jean Leonard, Waterloo
  • Jeffrey Selby, Calgary
  • Joshua Selby, Calgary
  • Michael Wren, Toronto

Transportation (Road & Rail)

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



* 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.