Gowlings named global leader in Energy & Natural Resources, IP in Who’s Who Legal 100

08 June 2015

Gowlings has been named a global leader in the areas of Energy & Natural Resources and Intellectual Property in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Legal 100.

Who’s Who Legal 100 recognizes the top law firms from around the world across a range of business law areas, and also highlights the leading individuals globally in these areas. Firms are selected for inclusion through a comprehensive voting process that solicits feedback from clients, in-house counsel and peers.

In the guide, Gowlings is described as a “global leader” in energy and natural resources, with “a breadth and depth of industry knowledge that makes it ‘the obvious choice’ to clients across the energy sector.”

Gowlings also earned praise for its intellectual property expertise. The guide made note of the firm’s "renowned" trademarks practice and its reputation as “one of Canada’s most prominent firms in the discipline.”

The following Gowlings professionals are highlighted in the 2015 edition of Who’s Who Legal 100:

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Charles Bond — “commended for his 'international outlook'”
  • Paul Fornazzari — “excellent experience … a seasoned expert”
  • Cyndi D. Laval
  • Terence A. McNally — “pioneering”

Intellectual Property

  • Paul Blanchard — “market-leading”
  • A. Kelly Gill — “expert handling of complex trademark litigation”
  • R. Scott Jolliffe — “vast experience in major Canadian trademark litigation”
  • Robert A. MacDonald  “a definitive expert on brand clearance and protection”