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: Steve Penney Named as Leading Lawyer in Canada

December 7, 2010

MEDIA RELEASE

Stewart McKelvey is pleased to announce that Steve Penney has been named as a Rising Star by Lexpert magazine, as one of Canada’s leading lawyers under 40 years of age. Penney formally received his honour at a gala dinner and awards presentation in Toronto on November 25. The annual list from Lexpert pays tribute to the rising stars of the Canadian legal community.

“Steve is a talented lawyer and it’s rewarding to see him recognized by a group of his peers," said Stewart McKelvey’s chief executive officer, John Rogers, Q.C. "As a firm, we are honoured to have one of our lawyers identified as a leading practitioner in his field.”

Practicing with the firm’s St. John’s office, Penney donates his time as a member of the board of directors for the Community Youth Network – St. John’s and as a long-time mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters In-School mentoring program.

Stewart McKelvey is one of Canada’s largest law firms, with over 220 lawyers and 350 staff in six offices across the region.

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