Expert Guides recognises Gowling WLG's leading women in business law and distinguishes rising stars

18 September 2018

A group of practitioners at international law firm Gowling WLG have been acknowledged by Expert Guides for their stand-out work in the legal industry.

Sixteen female lawyers have been included in the eighth edition of the Women in Business Law guide 2018 which, from nominations made by practitioners and in-house counsel, recognises the most talented and reputable women in the industry. Split across a number of the firm's key sectors and services, the 16 lawyers nominated this year were:

Competition and anti-trust
Bernardine Adkins

Environment
Jennifer Danahy

International trade/data protection
Wendy J. Wagner

Labour/employment
Valérie Blandeau

Litigation
Marina I. Drel

Product Liability/Litigation
Mary M. Thomson

Patents
Alexandra Brodie
Julianna Tabastajewa

Real Estate
Sally Pinkerton
Alexandra Plain

Technology, media and telecommunications
Susan H. Abramovitch

Trademarks
Céline Bey
Monique M. Couture
Sheena Jacob
Jennifer L. Morton
Kate Swaine

In addition, Expert Guides has distinguished the firm's brightest young talent in its Rising Stars guide 2018. The guide identifies appointed partners or senior associates who have been recognised for their work in the background of important transactions and select energetic, professional and skilful upcoming talent who are on the right track for future partnership and leadership in the areas where they operate.

Four of the firm's practitioners have been recognised in the guide this year:

Patents
Matt Hervey
Andrew Maggs

Patents/Life Sciences
Jeffrey Coles

Trademark
John Coldham

Published annually by the Legal Media Group, Expert Guide directories highlight the world's leading lawyers in specific practice areas. Nominations are made by legal practitioners operating in more than 90 jurisdictions, and results are tallied based on a comprehensive peer review process involving feedback from senior legal professionals and in-house counsel.

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