: Stewart McKelvey Corporate Lawyers Named as Leaders in their Field

May 2, 2007

Ten of Stewart McKelvey’s Corporate Law practitioners have been recognized as leaders in their field by the National Post’s Best Lawyers in Canada. Stewart McKelvey has the highest number of lawyers listed in this category of any firm in Atlantic Canada.

The National Post – Best Lawyers in Canada is a bi-weekly publication highlighting the country’s top-rated lawyers in specific practice areas. The feature, established in October 2006, is a partnership between the National Post’s Legal Post and the US publication Best Lawyers.

“The lawyers on this list are knowledgeable and committed to their area of practice,” says the Chair of Stewart McKelvey’s Partnership Board, Bill Goss, Q.C. "As a firm, we are pleased that so many members of our team are part of this group of exemplary Corporate Law professionals."

The 10 lawyers identified in the publication are listed by office below:

St. John’s, NL
Bruce C. Grant, Q.C.
Maureen E. Ryan

Halifax, NS
Lydia S. Bugden
George A. Caines, Q.C.
James M. Dickson
Richard K. Jones, Q.C.
Douglas J. Mathews, Q.C.
Charles S. Reagh
Lawrence J. Stordy

Charlottetown, PEI
James C. Travers, Q.C.

Stewart McKelvey is one of Canada's 15 largest law firms, with over 210 lawyers and 300 staff in six offices across the region. It was recently ranked Atlantic Canada's Number One Law Firm, according to Canadian Lawyer magazine in its second annual ranking of regional law firms. Stewart McKelvey also won the magazine's previous ranking in 2005.

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