Mary M. Thomson was recently recognized as one of the world's foremost product liability lawyers in Who's Who Legal: Product Liability Defence. In their feedback, clients and peers made reference to her "enviable reputation," adding that she is "well known" for her "business-oriented advice."
One of Canada's pre-eminent litigators, Thomson is co-leader of Gowling WLG's Global Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group and head of its Product Liability Group. Over the past three decades, she has represented clients in some of the country's highest profile litigation cases in her field. Frequently appearing in court for matters related to product liability - particularly involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices, as well as consumer products in general - she is widely recognized for her expertise in class actions and life sciences, including health law, consent law and privacy law.
Thomson is repeatedly ranked in legal directories such as Chambers Canada, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada, and was awarded a Lexpert Zenith Award in 2013 for demonstrating extraordinary leadership in the legal profession.
Who's Who Legal guides are among the world's foremost legal directories, recognizing the top legal practitioners in over 100 countries across a range of business law areas. Listings are based on a comprehensive voting process that solicits feedback from clients, in-house counsel and peers.
As part of one of the leading litigation firms in Canada, the Gowling WLG Product Liability Group works with major Canadian manufacturers, importers, sellers and distributors to successfully identify, mitigate and defend against a wide variety of complex liability issues.