: Stewart McKelvey Lawyers Named as Leaders in their Field for Personal Injury

April 23, 2007

Stewart McKelvey announced today that seven of its Personal Injury lawyers have been recognized as leaders in their field by the National Post - Best Lawyers in Canada. Stewart McKelvey has the highest number of lawyers in this category on the list 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.

“Our lawyers are committed to providing exceptional service to their clients,” says Managing Partner John Rogers, Q.C. "That so many from this practice group have been recognized as being exemplary in their field is indicative of their dedication and client-centric approach."

The seven lawyers identified in the publication are:

James L. Chipman
David P.S. Farrar, Q.C.
D. Geoffrey Machum, Q.C.
Carman G. McCormick, Q.C.
David A. Miller, Q.C.
Nancy I. Murray, Q.C.
Scott C. Norton, 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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