: Close to 100 Stewart McKelvey lawyers recognized as Best Lawyers in Canada© 2017, a quarter of which have been named "Lawyer of the Year"

August 10, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada© 2017 has recognized 91 lawyers from Stewart McKelvey, representing 44 areas of practice, as leaders in their fields, 24 of which have also been named a Best Lawyers® 2017 "Lawyer of the Year". Due to the high number of individuals recognized, Stewart McKelvey has also been awarded a "top listed" designation by Best Lawyers.

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. The "Lawyer of the Year" designation is given to the lawyer in each practice and metropolitan area with the highest overall peer-feedback. And "top listed" designations are given to firms with the most listed lawyers in a specific location and practice area.

Best Lawyers in Canada 2017:

Lewis Andrews, QC Richard Hirsch Susan Norman
Rob AskeNeil JacobsScott Norton, QC
Andrea BaldwinBrian Johnston, QCStephen Penney 
Art Barry, QCPaul KileyColin Piercey
Clarence BennettCathy Lahey, QCJohn Plowman, QC
Cynthia BensonThomas LaughlinCharles Reagh
Dan Boone, QCNeal LeardAndré Richard, QC
Christa Brothers, QCCharles LeBlond, QCRory Rogers, QC
Wayne BruceJames LeMesurier, QCNancy Rubin, QC
Lydia BugdenFraser MacFadyenMaureen Ryan
Andrew BurkeGeoffrey Machum, QC,
Mick Ryan, QC
Mark BurseyRobert MacKeigan,  QCRebecca Saturley
George Caines, QCThomas MacQuarrie, QCColm St. Roch Seviour
Spencer Campbell, QCDouglas Mathews, QCBarbara Smith, QC
Maurice Chiasson, QCTimothy Matthews, QCHarold Smith, QC
Janet Clark, CHRPAllison McCarthyPaul Smith
Tracey Clements, QCCarman McCormick, QCDavid Stewart, QC
Geoffrey Connolly, QC,
Kenneth McCullogh, QCLawrence Stordy, QC
Paul CoxworthyFrederick McElman, CM,
Gavin Stuttard
Jim CruickshankJohn MacFarlane, QCIan Sutherland
James Dickson, QC,
Peter McLellan, QCBrian Tabor, QC
Rick DunlopGerald McMackin, QCChantal Thibodeau
Robert DysartDavid Miller, QCCandace Thomas
Paul Festeryga, QCPatricia MitchellJames Travers, QC
Andrew FraserGreg MooresRobert Vincent, QC
Jim Gormley, QCWill Moreira, QC, FCIArbIan Wallace
Bruce Grant, QCSacha MorissetKim Walsh 
Robert Grant, QCPerlene MorrisonShelley Wood 
Elizabeth HaldaneJames Murphy Rodney Zbediak 
Gregory HardingMurray Murphy, QC, 
Paul Harquail, ACIArbRichard Niedermayer, 

Best Lawyers 2017 "Lawyer of the Year":

Lewis Andrews, QC - Insurance Law
Art Barry, QC - Construction Law
Dan Boone, QC - Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Christa Brothers, QC - Personal Injury Litigation
Lydia Bugden - Corporate Law
Tracey Clements, QC - Insurance Law
Jim Cruickshank - Tax Law
James Dickson, QC, P.Eng - Banking and Finance Law
Robert Grant, QC - Energy Regulatory Law
Neil Jacobs - Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Paul Kiley - Banking and Finance Law
Charles LeBlond, QC - Insurance Law
Douglas Mathews, QC - Real Estate Law
Carman McCormick, QC - Health Care Law
Kenneth McCullogh, QC - Corporate and Commercial Litigation
John McFarlane, QC - Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Gerald McMackin, QC - Trusts and Estates
Richard Niedermayer, TEP - Trusts and Estates
Scott Norton, QC - Legal Malpractice Law
Stephen Penney - Administrative and Public Law
Maureen Ryan - Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Paul Smith - Securities Law
Gavin Stuttard - Securities Law
James Travers, QC - Corporate Law

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