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Aug 21, 2018
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52 Aird & Berlis Lawyers Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in Canada

Paige Backman, Jack Bernstein, Rachel L. Blumenfeld, S. Michael Brooks, Donald Carr, Fred D. Cass, Ron W. Clark, Joanne C. Coldwell, Patrick Copeland, Eileen P. K. Costello, Peter K. Czegledy, Robert G. Doumani, D. Robb English, Richard Epstein, Ed Esposto, Harry M. Fogul, Patricia A. Foran, Jill P. Fraser, Marco Gammone, Tony Gioia, Steven L. Graff, Patrick Harrington, Randy T. Hooke, Don Jack, L.E. Trent Horne, Donald B. Johnston, Norman I. Kahn, Steven Kelman, Kim Kovar, Martin Kovnats, Lorenzo Lisi, Leo F. Longo, John Mascarin, Derek J. McCallum, Bernie McGarva, Margaret T. Nelligan, N. Jane Pepino, Joel M. Rose, Cynthia R. C. Sefton, Michael D. Smith, David Stevens, Hayden Solomons, Scott Stoll, Steve J. Tenai, Jennifer A. Wainwright, Monty Warsh, Donald L. West, Barbara Worndl, Melanie A. Yach, Steven Zakem and Stephen Zolf

Aird & Berlis is proud to announce that 52 members of the firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

With seven new listings for 2019, the firm is now featured across 36 practice areas.

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Donald Jack
Bernie McGarva

Asset-Based Lending Practice
Jill Fraser

Banking & Finance Law
Richard Epstein
Jill Fraser

Class Action Litigation
Steve Tenai

Commercial Leasing Law
Marco Gammone
Randy Hooke*
Derek McCallum*
Monty Warsh

Communications Law
Stephen Zolf

Construction Law
Bernie McGarva

Corporate & Commercial Litigation
Patrick Copeland
Donald Jack
Steve Tenai

Corporate Law
Richard Epstein
Steven Kelman
Margaret Nelligan

Defamation & Media Law
Stephen Zolf

Director & Officer Liability Practice
Donald Jack
Steve Tenai

Energy Law
Ron Clark

Energy Regulatory Law
Fred Cass
David Stevens
Scott Stoll

Environmental Law
Scott Stoll

Equipment Finance Law
Jill Fraser (2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Toronto)

Expropriation Law
Robert Doumani*

Gaming Law
Peter Czegledy
Joel Rose QC

Information Technology Law
Donald Johnston

Insolvency & Financial Restructuring Law
Robb English
Harry Fogul
Steven Graff

Intellectual Property Law
Trent Horne

Labour & Employment Law
Lorenzo Lisi

Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law
Tony Gioia

Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Martin Kovnats
Donald West

Municipal Law
Eileen Costello
Robert Doumani
Patricia Foran
Patrick Harrington*
Jody Johnson*
Kim Kovar
Leo Longo
John Mascarin
Jane Pepino QC
Steven Zakem (2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Toronto)

Oil & Gas Law
Fred D. Cass

Privacy & Data Security Law
Paige Backman

Product Liability Law
Cynthia Sefton

Public Procurement Law
Donald Johnston

Real Estate Law
Michael Brooks*
Robert Doumani
Norman Kahn
Leo Longo
John Mascarin
Jane Pepino QC
Michael Smith
Hayden Solomons
Monty Warsh
Steven Zakem

Securities Law
Steve Tenai
Jennifer Wainwright

Sports Law
Paige Backman*

Structured Finance Law
Jill Fraser

Tax Law
Jack Bernstein
Barbara Worndl

Technology Law
Donald Johnston (2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Toronto)

Transportation Law
Joanne Coldwell

Trusts & Estates
Jack Bernstein
Rachel Blumenfeld
Donald Carr QC
Ed Esposto
Melanie Yach
 
* new listing

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