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

In the latest edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Canada, 87 lawyers from Stewart McKelvey are listed as leaders in 45 different practice areas. Eighteen of these individuals have also been recognized as a Best Lawyers™ 2023 “Lawyer of the Year”, which is given to those in each practice and metropolitan area with the highest overall peer feedback.

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 Bilek Paul Kiley
André G. Richard, QC Ian Sutherland Paul Coxworthy
Andrew Burke J. Andrew Fraser, QC Paul Smith
Art Barry, QC J. Paul M. Harquail, ACIArb Perlene Morrison
Barbara E. Smith, QC James Travers, QC Peter McLellan, QC (retired)
Bill Sheppard James F. LeMesurier, QC Rebecca Saturley
Brian Johnston, QC James M. Dickson, QC, P.Eng Rémy Boudreau
Brian Tabor, QC James Murphy (retired) Richard Hirsch
Cathy Lahey, QC Janet Clark, CPHR Richard Niedermayer, QC, TEP
Chantal A. Thibodeau, QC Jim Cruickshank Rick Dunlop
Charles Reagh Jonathan Coady, QC (joined Supreme Court of PEI, June 2022) Robert Grant, QC
Christine Pound, ICD.D Kenneth McCullogh, QC Robert G. MacKeigan, QC
Clarence Bennett Kim Walsh Rob Aske
Colin Piercey Kimberly Bungay Rory Rogers, QC
Colleen Keyes Laurie Jones Rodney Zdebiak
Colm St. Roch Seviour, QC Lawrence Stordy, QC Ruth Trask
Cynthia Benson, QC Level Chan Sacha Morisset
D. Fraser MacFadyen Luc J. Elsliger Sadira Jan
Dalton McGuinty Jr. Lydia Bugden, QC Sarah M. Almon, TEP
Daniela Bassan, QC Mark Bursey, TEP Shelley A. Wood
Frederick McElman, CM, QC Mark Tector Sheree Conlon, QC
G. Grant Machum, ICD.D Maureen Ryan, QC Sophie MacDonald, QC
Gavin Stuttard Maurice Chiasson, QC Spencer Campbell, QC
Geoffrey Connolly, QC, FEC, P.Eng. Mick Ryan, QC Stephen Penney
Geoffrey Machum, QC, ICD.D. Murray L. Murray, QC, CPHR Susan Norman
Gerald S. McMackin, QC Nancy Rubin, QC Tauna Staniland, QC
Greg Moores Neal L.D. Leard Thomas Laughlin, QC
Harold Smith, QC (retired) Neil Jacobs, QC Timothy Matthews, QC, TEP
Hugh Cameron, QC Paul Festeryga, QC Will Moreira QC, FCIArb

 

Best Lawyers™ 2023 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Allison McCarthy, Fredericton – Corporate Law
Brian Tabor, QC, Halifax – Real Estate Law
Chantal A. Thibodeau, QC, Moncton – Personal Injury Litigation
Christine Pound, ICD.D, Halifax – Corporate Law
Colleen Keyes, Halifax – Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Colm St. Roch Seviour, QC, St. John’s – Energy Regulatory Law
Cynthia Benson, QC, Saint John – Personal Injury Litigation
James F. LeMesurier, QC, Saint John – Labour & Employment Law
Maurice Chiasson, QC, Halifax – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Nancy Rubin, QC, Halifax – Defamation and Media Law
Neil Jacobs, QC, St. John’s – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Paul Kiley, Charlottetown – Banking and Finance Law
Paul Smith, Saint John – Banking and Finance Law
Perlene Morrison, Charlottetown – Real Estate Law
Richard Niedermayer, QC, TEP, Halifax – Trusts and Estates
Rory Rogers, QC, Halifax – Medical Negligence
Sadira Jan, Halifax – Banking and Finance Law
Sheree Conlon, QC, Halifax – Product Liability Law

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