29 Osler lawyers recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2020

Sonia Bjorkquist, Robert Carson, Allan Coleman, Jeremy Dacks, Shawn Denstedt, QC, Stéphane Eljarrat, Alexandre Fallon, Colin Feasby QC, Laura Fric, Melanie Gaston, Tommy Gelbman, Mark Gelowitz, Deborah Glendinning, Martin Ignasiak, Shawn Irving, Paul Ivanoff, Maureen Killoran, QC, Céline Legendre, Craig Lockwood, Larry Lowenstein, Tristram Mallett, Pooja Mihailovich, David Morritt, Christopher Naudie, Mary Paterson, Éric Préfontaine, Lawrence E. Ritchie, Randal Van de Mosselaer, J. Bradley White

April 27, 2020

Osler is proud to announce that 29 of our litigation lawyers appear in Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 issue of Benchmark Canada, their annual publication recognizing Canada’s leading litigation lawyers. These 29 lawyers were awarded a total of 23 “Litigation Star,” two “40 & Under Hot List,” and five “Future Star” rankings across several practice areas.

Osler received the following firm rankings:

  • Dispute Resolution, Ontario – Highly Recommended
  • Dispute Resolution, Alberta – Recommended
  • Dispute Resolution, Québec – Recommended

We congratulate the following Osler lawyers on their inclusion in this year’s guide, in the categories listed:

  • Sonia Bjorkquist (Ontario) – Arbitration; Dispute Resolution; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Robert Carson (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution (Future Star)
  • Allan Coleman (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Securities; Commercial (Litigation Star)
  • Jeremy Dacks (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Insolvency (Litigation Star)
  • Shawn Denstedt, QC (Alberta) – Dispute Resolution; Environmental; Aboriginal; Regulatory Investigations (Litigation Star)
  • Stéphane Eljarrat (Québec) – Dispute Resolution; White Collar Crime; Commercial (Litigation Star)
  • Alexandre Fallon (Québec) – Dispute Resolution (Future Star)
  • Colin Feasby, QC (Alberta) – Dispute Resolution; Securities; Commercial; Energy (Litigation Star)
  • Laura Fric (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Securities; Commercial; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Melanie Gaston (Alberta) – Construction; Dispute Resolution; Securities; Commercial; Insolvency; Oil and Gas; Energy (Litigation Star)
  • Thomas Gelbman (Alberta) – Construction; Dispute Resolution; Securities; Environmental; Commercial; Oil and Gas; Aboriginal; Energy (Litigation Star)
  • Mark Gelowitz (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Securities; Commercial; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Deborah Glendinning (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Product Liability and Recall; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Martin Ignasiak (Alberta) – Dispute Resolution; Environmental; Commercial; Aboriginal; Regulatory Investigations (Litigation Star)
  • Shawn Irving (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution (Future Star)
  • Paul Ivanoff (Ontario) – Construction (Litigation Star)
  • Maureen Killoran, QC (Alberta) – Dispute Resolution; Commercial; Aboriginal; Energy (Litigation Star)
  • Céline Legendre (Québec) – Dispute Resolution (Future Star)
  • Craig Lockwood (Ontario) – Arbitration; Dispute Resolution; Product Liability and Recall (Litigation Star)
  • Larry Lowenstein (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Securities; Commercial; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Tristram Mallett (Alberta) – Dispute Resolution; Securities; Commercial; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Pooja Mihailovich (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Tax Disputes (40 & Under Hot List)
  • David Morritt (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Christopher Naudie (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; Competition/Antitrust; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Mary Paterson (Ontario) – Bankruptcy; Arbitration; Dispute Resolution; Commercial; Class Action (40 & Under Hot List; Future Star)
  • Éric Préfontaine (Québec) – Dispute Resolution; Class Action (Litigation Star)
  • Larry Ritchie (Ontario) – Dispute Resolution; White Collar Crime; Securities (Litigation Star)
  • Randal Van de Mosselaer (Alberta) – Dispute Resolution; Energy; Insolvency (Litigation Star)
  • Bradley White (Ontario) – Intellectual Property; Dispute Resolution (Litigation Star)

For a complete list of Osler’s rankings, please click here [PDF].

The results in Benchmark Canada are “a culmination of a four-month research period,” including “extensive interviews with litigators and their clients.”

For additional information, please visit Benchmark Litigation.