Our Practice Innovation team is growing
At Stewart McKelvey, we are committed to being leaders in the practice of law, and providing the innovative solutions clients need to move forward confidently. That’s why we are pleased to announce that Paul Saunders has been appointed to Chief Innovation Officer and Partner, and will continue to lead the Firm’s Practice Innovation Department and initiatives throughout Atlantic Canada. Paul will work with Firm management, lawyers, staff and clients to advance various projects relating to business development, client and matter management, financial dashboards and document automation.
We are also pleased to announce that Kathleen Leighton, Practice Innovation Lawyer and Immigration Team Lead, and Kimberly MacLachlan, Practice Innovation and Business Development Lawyer, have moved to full-time positions in the Practice Innovation Department, and will continue to work alongside Paul to support a number of initiatives involving client solutions, practice re-engineering, project management and digital literacy.
Honouring excellence in the field of tax law and litigation across Canada, Allison Whelan, Partner in our St. John’s office, is a 2023 recipient of the Lexpert® Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40 award. Through her practice…Read More
In the ninth edition of Chambers Canada, 18 Stewart McKelvey lawyers from across the region have been listed as leaders in the legal industry. Individuals are ranked in this publication based on an independent assessment…Read More
We are pleased to announce that Halifax Partner Richard Niedermayer, K.C., TEP has been reappointed as a Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (“STEP”) Canada, for another two…Read More
In the latest edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada, 83 lawyers from Stewart McKelvey are listed as leaders in 42 different practice areas. Nineteen of these individuals have also been recognized as a Best Lawyers™…Read More
We are pleased to share that Saint John Partner Conor O’Neil, P.Eng. has been elected national secretary for the Construction and Infrastructure section of the Canadian Bar Association. Conor maintains a practice in commercial litigation…Read More
Congratulations to Twila Reid, ICD.D, Partner in our St. John’s office, on being named a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Twila is one of the Atlantic region’s most experienced labour and…Read More
Following bar admission ceremonies last week in Nova Scotia, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Colton Smith, Graeme Hiebert, Jahvon Delaney, James Pinchak,…Read More
Following bar admission ceremonies this week in New Brunswick, we are pleased to congratulate our Articled Clerks on the next stage of their career, and we welcome Michiko Gartshore (Fredericton), Sean Corscadden (Fredericton), Danick Poirier (Moncton),…Read More
Halifax Partner Jason Woycheshyn was recognized as “Atlantics Litigator of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation Canada at a gala event held in Toronto last evening. Jason’s broad national practice focuses on litigation, arbitration and dispute…Read More