Aird & Berlis Recognized in 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Aird & Berlis is proud to announce that it has been recognized as one of the 2023 Leading Law Firms across Canada based on an extensive peer survey process. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory has recognized 51 partners at the firm as leading lawyers across 33 different practice areas.

The firm is also recommended in the following 15 practice areas:

Banking & Financial Institutions Litigation – Corporate Tax
Computer & IT Law Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Commercial Law Project Finance
Corporate Finance & Securities Property Development
Corporate Tax
Property Leasing
Energy (Electricity) Technology Transactions
Insolvency & Financial RestructuringTransportation (Road & Rail)
Intellectual Property  


The following lawyers were recommended by their peers in their respective fields:

Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing  Jill P. Fraser
Asset-Based Lending Aaron T. Collins
Jill P. Fraser
Banking & Financial Institutions
Aaron T. Collins
Jill P. Fraser
Charities/Not-For-Profit Law Rachel L. Blumenfeld
Class Actions Steve J. Tenai
Commodity Tax/Customs Neil E. Bass
Angelo Gentile
Computer & IT Law Donald B. Johnston
Construction Law Bernie McGarva
Corporate Commercial Law Jennifer A. Bishop
Corporate Finance & Securities Sherri Altshuler
Corporate Mid-Market Steven P. Kelman
Corporate Tax Jack Bernstein
Francesco G. Gucciardo
Edward Miller
Manjit Singh
Barbara J. Worndl
Data Protection & Privacy Paige Backman
Employment Law Lorenzo Lisi
Energy (Electricity) Ron W. Clark
Estate & Tax Planning Jack Bernstein
Rachel L. Blumenfeld
Eduardo Esposto
Marni Pernica
Estate Litigation Archie J. Rabinowitz
Melanie A. Yach
Financial Restructuring Ian E. Aversa
Sanjeev Mitra
Jeremy Nemers
Kyle Plunkett
Infrastructure Law Ryan R. Chalmers
Douglas Younger
Insolvency Litigation Ian E. Aversa
D. Robb English
Steven L. Graff
Jeremy Nemers
Kyle Plunkett
Miranda Spence
Intellectual Property Amy Grenon
Labour Relations      Lorenzo Lisi
Life Sciences & Health Amy Grenon
Litigation - Corporate Commercial Steve J. Tenai
Mark van Zandvoort
Litigation - Corporate Tax 
Neil E. Bass
Angelo Gentile
Clifford L. Rand
Litigation - Directors' & Officers' Liability Steve J. Tenai
Litigation - Securities Steve J. Tenai
Property Development         Leonard E. Baranek
Eileen P.K. Costello
J. Kyle Genga
Tom Halinski
Patrick Harrington
Leo F. Longo
John Mascarin
N. Jane Pepino
Property Leasing Faruk Gafic
Marco A. Gammone
Monty Warsh
Technology Transactions     Paige Backman
Matthew Hibbert
Donald B. Johnston
Telecommunications Stephen G. Zolf
Transportation (Road & Rail) Joanne C. Coldwell
Joel M. Rose
Sanj Sood
Workplace Human Rights Lorenzo Lisi

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer survey process. The selected lawyers are acknowledged as leaders in their fields, lawyers prominent in their practice areas and professional organizations, and professionals worthy of significant recognition from their colleagues. See more on Lexpert's website.