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The Best Lawyers™ in Canada lists 83 Firm lawyers as leaders in more than 40 practice areas

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™ 2024 “Lawyer of the Year”, which is given to those in each practice and metropolitan area with the highest overall peer feedback. We are also pleased to announce that four of our associates have been listed as Best Lawyers™ 2024 “Ones to Watch”, which is given to lawyers who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Inclusion in Best Lawyers™ is based entirely on peer-review and allows leading lawyers to share their opinion about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area.

Allison McCarthy Ian Sutherland Paul Festeryga, K.C.
Allison Whelan, LL.M (Tax) J. Andrew Fraser, K.C. Paul Kiley
André G. Richard, K.C. J. Paul M. Harquail, ACIArb Paul Coxworthy
Andrew Burke James Travers, K.C. Paul Smith
Art Barry, K.C. James F. LeMesurier, K.C. Perlene Morrison, K.C.
Barbara E. Smith, K.C. James M. Dickson, K.C., P.Eng Rebecca Saturley
Bill Sheppard Janet Clark, CPHR Rémy Boudreau
Brian Johnston, K.C. Jim Cruickshank Richard Hirsch
Brian Tabor, K.C. Jonathan Dale Richard Niedermayer, K.C., TEP
Cathy Lahey, K.C. Kenneth McCullogh, K.C. (Retired) Rick Dunlop
Charles Reagh Kim Walsh Robert Grant, K.C.
Christine Pound, ICD.D Kimberly Bungay Robert G. MacKeigan, K.C.
Clarence Bennett, K.C. Laurie Jones Rob Aske
Colin Piercey Lawrence Stordy, K.C. Rory Rogers, K.C.
Colleen Keyes Level Chan Rodney Zdebiak
Colm St. Roch Seviour, K.C. Luc J. Elsliger Ruth Trask
Cynthia Benson, K.C. Lydia Bugden, K.C. Sacha Morisset
D. Fraser MacFadyen Mark Bursey, TEP Sadira Jan
Daniela Bassan, K.C. Mark Tector Sarah M. Almon, TEP
Frederick McElman, CM, K.C. Mathieu Poirier, TEP Shelley A. Wood
G. Grant Machum, ICD.D Matthew Newell Sophie MacDonald, K.C.
Gavin Stuttard Maureen Ryan, K.C. Spencer Campbell, K.C.
Geoffrey Connolly, K.C., FEC, P.Eng. Maurice Chiasson, K.C. Stephen Penney
Geoffrey Machum, K.C., ICD.D. Mick Ryan, K.C. Susan Norman
Gerald McMackin, K.C. Murray L. Murphy, K.C., CPHR Tauna Staniland, K.C.
Greg Moores Nancy Rubin, K.C. Timothy Matthews, K.C., TEP
Hugh Cameron, K.C. Neal L.D. Leard Will Moreira K.C., FCIArb
Ian Bilek Neil Jacobs, K.C.


Best Lawyers™ 2024 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Allison McCarthy, Fredericton – Banking and Finance Law
Charles Reagh, Halifax – Corporate Law
Christine Pound, ICD.D, Halifax – Banking and Finance Law/Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Colin Piercey, Halifax – Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Colm St. Roch Seviour, K.C., St. John’s – Natural Resources Law
Gavin Stuttard, Halifax – Securities Law
James Travers, K.C., Charlottetown – Banking and Finance Law
Kenneth McCullogh, K.C. (Retired), Saint John – Construction Law/Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Lawrence Stordy, K.C., Halifax – Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Maureen Ryan, K.C., St. John’s – Corporate Law/Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Murray L. Murphy, K.C., CPHR, Charlottetown – Labour and Employment Law
Paul Festeryga, K.C., Halifax – Tax Law
Paul Smith, Saint John – Corporate Law
Richard Hirsch, Halifax – Intellectual Property Law
Robert Grant, K.C., Halifax – Energy Regulatory Law
Robert G. MacKeigan, K.C., Halifax – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Rob Aske, Halifax – Technology Law
Timothy Matthews, K.C., TEP, Halifax – Trusts and Estates
Will Moreira K.C., FCIArb, Halifax – Maritime Law

Best Lawyers™ 2024 “Ones to Watch”:

Sara Espinal Henao, Halifax – Immigration Law
Tyler James, Halifax – Corporate Law
Erin McSorley, Halifax – Insurance Law
Julie Young, Moncton – Professional Malpractice Law





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