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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory lists 79 Firm lawyers as top legal talent

The 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory has listed 79 Stewart McKelvey lawyers as leading practitioners. Lexpert determines this national listing through an annual peer survey across a variety of practice areas, including banking and finance, energy, labour and employment, mergers and acquisitions, estates and planning, intellectual property and insurance.

Rob Aske Stephen Hutchison, K.C. Charles Reagh
Art Barry, K.C. Neil Jacobs, K.C. André Richard, K.C.
Daniela Bassan, K.C. Brian Johnston, K.C. Rory Rogers, K.C.
Karen Bennett-Clayton Colleen Keyes Nancy Rubin, K.C.
Cynthia Benson, K.C. Cathy Lahey, K.C. Maureen Ryan, K.C.
Erin Best Neal Leard Mick Ryan, K.C.
Ian Bilek James LeMesurier, K.C. Rebecca Saturley
Andrew Burke Fraser MacFadyen Sara Scott, P.Eng
Mark Bursey, TEP Geoff Machum, K.C., ICD.D Colm St. Roch Seviour, K.C.
Hugh Cameron, K.C. Grant Machum, ICD.D Paul Smith
Spencer Campbell, K.C. Robert MacKeigan, K.C. Barbara Smith, K.C.
Scott Campbell Deanne MacLeod, K.C. Tauna Staniland, K.C.
Janet Carpenter Jennifer MacPherson Larry Stordy, K.C.
Level Chan Christopher Madill Gavin Stuttard
Maurice Chiasson, K.C. Timothy Matthews, K.C., TEP Ian Sutherland
Janet Clark, CPHR Allison McCarthy Brian Tabor, K.C.
Geoff Connolly, K.C., FEC, P.Eng Kenneth McCullogh, K.C. Mark Tector
James Cruickshank Frederick McElman, CM, K.C. Joe Thorne
Sarah Dever Letson, CIPP/C Gerald McMackin, K.C. James Travers, K.C.
Luc Elsliger Greg Moores Alanna Waberski
Paul Festeryga, K.C. Will Moreira, K.C., FCIArb Margaret Anne Walsh
Burtley Francis Murray Murphy, K.C., CPHR Kim Walsh
J. Andrew Fraser, K.C. Richard Niedermayer, K.C., TEP Allison Whelan
Lawrence Freeman. K.C. Susan Norman Shelley Wood
Robert Grant, K.C. Colin Piercey Jason Woycheshyn
J. Paul Harquail, ACIArb Mathieu Poirier, TEP
Richard Hirsch Christine Pound, ICD.D




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