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May 5, 2017
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Aird & Berlis Recognized in 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Neil Bass, Jack Bernstein, Rachel L. Blumenfeld, S. Michael Brooks, Donald Carr, Fred D. Cass, Joanne C. Coldwell, Ron W. Clark, Ed Esposto, Patricia A. Foran, Jill P. Fraser, Donald B. Johnston, Steven Kelman, Richard M. Kimel, Kim Kovar, Martin Kovnats, Lorenzo Lisi, Leo F. Longo, John Mascarin, Bernie McGarva, Margaret T. Nelligan, N. Jane Pepino, Joel M. Rose, Hayden Solomons, Sanj Sood, Scott Stoll, Monty Warsh, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger, Melanie A. Yach, Steven Zakem and Stephen Zolf

Aird & Berlis is proud to have 35 members of the firm recognized as leading practitioners in the 2017 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

With seven new inclusions for 2017, the firm is now featured across 22 practice areas.

Asset-Based Lending

Kenneth Rosenstein

Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing

Jill P. Fraser 

Banking & Financial Institutions

Jill P. Fraser*

Charities/Not-For-Profit Law

Rachel L. Blumenfeld
Donald Carr, QC

Commodity Tax/Customs

Neil E. Bass

Computer & IT Law

Donald B. Johnston

Construction Law

Bernie McGarva 

Corporate Mid-Market

Steven Kelman
Richard M. Kimel*
Martin Kovnats
Margaret T. Nelligan

Corporate Tax

Jack Bernstein
Barbara J. Worndl*

Employment Law (Employer)

Lorenzo Lisi

Energy (Electricity)

Fred D. Cass
Ron Clark
Scott Stoll

Energy (Oil & Gas)

Fred D. Cass

Estate & Personal Tax Planning

Jack Bernstein
Rachel L. Blumenfeld 
Donald Carr, QC*
Ed Esposto*
Clare A. Sullivan
Melanie Yach

Infrastructure Law

Douglas Younger

Labour Relations (Management)

Lorenzo Lisi

Professional Liability

Bernie McGarva

Project Finance

Douglas Younger

Property Development

Patricia Foran
Kim Kovar
Leo F. Longo
John Mascarin
N. Jane Pepino, QC
Hayden Solomons*
Steven Zakem

Property Leasing

S. Michael Brooks
Lloyd F. Cornett
Monty Warsh

Technology Transactions

Donald B. Johnston


Stephen Zolf 

Transportation (Road & Rail)

Joanne C. Coldwell
Joel M. Rose, QC
Sanj Sood*

*new ranking

In addition, Aird & Berlis is recommended as a leading Toronto law firm in the following areas:

Banking & Financial Institutions
Computer & IT Law
Corporate Commercial Law
Energy (Electricity)
Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
Property Development
Property Leasing
Transportation (Road & Rail)

Lexpert’s designation of the leading lawyers and firms is based upon its annual survey of legal practitioners across Canada. First published in February of 1997, Lexpert produces this annual Canadian guide for various users of legal services, such as corporate counsel, lawyers in other jurisdictions, senior professionals and management.

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