Aird & Berlis Recognized in Chambers Canada 2024

Aird & Berlis is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2024 edition of the Chambers Canada Legal Guide. The following members of the firm have been recognized as top practitioners in their respective fields:

Sherri Altshuler Cannabis Law (Nationwide)
Leonard Baranek Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market (Ontario)
Neil Bass Tax: Indirect Tax (Nationwide)
Jack Bernstein Tax (Nationwide)
Jeremy Burke Cannabis Law (Nationwide)
Ryan Chalmers Projects: PPP & Infrastructure (Nationwide)
Ron Clark Energy: Power (Transactional) (Nationwide)
Eileen Costello Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)
Peter Czegledy Gaming & Licensing (Nationwide)
Angelo Gentile Tax: Indirect Tax (Nationwide)
Nili Goldman Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market (Ontario)
Steven Graff Restructuring/Insolvency (Nationwide)
Francesco Gucciardo Tax (Nationwide)
Tom Halinski Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)
Richard Kimel Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded
Lorenzo Lisi Employment & Labour (Ontario)
Leo Longo Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)
Jane Pepino Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)
Kyle Plunkett Restructuring/Insolvency (Nationwide)
Christopher Slade Tax: Litigation (Nationwide)
David Stevens Energy: Power (Regulatory) (Nationwide)
Louise Summerhill Tax: Litigation (Nationwide)
Steve Tenai Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
Barbara Worndl Tax (Nationwide)
Douglas Younger Projects: PPP & Infrastructure (Nationwide)
Steven Zakem Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)
Stephen Zolf Telecommunications & Broadcasting (Nationwide)


In addition, the firm was recognized as a leader in the following areas:

  • Cannabis Law (Nationwide)
  • Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded (Ontario)
  • Employment & Labour (Ontario)
  • Gaming & Licensing (Nationwide)
  • Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market (Ontario)
  • Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Nationwide)
  • Tax (Nationwide)

Aird & Berlis was ranked as a Band 1 firm in the areas of Corporate/Commercial: Highly Regarded (Ontario), Gaming & Licensing and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

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