Aird & Berlis Welcomes Nine New Partners

Aird & Berlis is pleased to announce that Meaghan Barrett, Jacob Brown, Holly Cunliffe, Alex Kagan, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur, Dasha Peregoudova, Stefan Radovanovich, Russell Sanders and Leah Silber have become partners of the firm.

Meaghan Barrett is a member of the firm’s Municipal & Land Use Planning Group and Expropriation Law Group. She assists with various municipal accountability matters, including drafting codes of conduct and complaint procedures, and investigating code of conduct complaints. Meaghan also represents a range of clients in her land use planning law practice, assisting owners, developers and applicants in obtaining various forms of development approvals.

Jacob Brown is a member of the firm’s Tax Group and Tax Controversy/Tax Litigation Group. He has experience assisting clients in all aspects of the tax dispute resolution process. Clients appreciate his sound judgment as well as his dedication to resolving disputes efficiently and, wherever possible, without litigation.

Holly Cunliffe is a member of the firm’s Tax Group and Estates & Trusts Group. She represents individuals and trust companies with a range of court proceedings, such as will challenges, applications to pass attorney and trustee accounts, dependent support claims, as well as rectification and interpretation of wills and trusts.

Alex Kagan is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Workplace Law Groups, assisting employers in defending a variety of employment and labour claims. In addition to diligent advocacy, Alex leverages his experience conducting workplace investigations, as well as drafting and implementing employment agreements and various workplace policies.

Amy Marcen-Gaudaur is a member of the firm's Capital Markets Group. Her practice focuses on corporate finance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and commercial activities.

Dasha Peregoudova is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Workplace Law, and Sports, Media & Entertainment Groups. Her practice focuses on various employment and labour-related matters, such as drafting contracts and policies, grievances and collective bargaining, as well as civil and commercial actions involving employment disputes.

Stefan Radovanovich is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Construction Groups. His practice focuses on the acquisition and disposition of commercial, industrial and mixed-use properties, condominium development and real estate financings, with a particular focus on land development matters. He has extensive experience in advising on licensing, expropriations and easement transactions.

Russell Sanders is a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Group. His practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate and commercial matters. Russell advises clients on equity and debt financings, stock exchange listings, reverse takeovers, initial public offerings and public company maintenance. 

Leah Silber is counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Group, advising some of Canada’s largest developers on project development, acquisitions, dispositions and financings of commercial, industrial, retail and vacant properties.

Congratulations to all of our new partners.