Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2021 recognizes 237 Gowling WLG lawyers

22 April 2021

In the 2021 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 237 Gowling WLG professionals earned 376 rankings across 46 areas of law. In addition, Gowling WLG was named a leading law firm in 28 practice areas with a total of 80 rankings across all its Canadian offices.

Firm Rankings

To view the ranked practice areas by city/region, open the lists below.

Firm rankings by city/region

Individual Rankings

Advertising & Marketing Law
Daniel Cole
Brian R. Fraser
Sébastien Gardère
Laura Gomez
Paule Hamelin
John G. Leckie
Christopher Oates
Lewis Retik
Melissa Tehrani

Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
Guy David
David B. Kierans

Banking & Financial Institutions
Christopher N. Alam
Merie-Anne E. Beavis
Elizabeth Burton
Sarah Crowe
Graham H. H. Darling
Guy David
Dom Glavota
Amanda Jackson
Wayne A. Kerrick
Rosa Lupo
Manuel A. Martins
Lorne W. Segal
Leigh Ann Sheather
Thomas Subic
Mark D. Tamminga
Derek Winnett
Lilly A. Wong

Biotechnology
A. Paul Armitage
Anthony (Tony) Creber
Brian G. Kingwell
Anita E. Nador
John Norman
Patrick S. Smith
Christopher C. Van Barr

Charities/Not-For-Profit Law
Carole Chouinard
David P. Stevens

Class Actions
Sandra L. Barton
John E. Callaghan
Mary M. Thomson

Commercial Arbitration
Richard G. Dearden

Computer & IT Law
A. Paul Armitage
Regina M. Corrigan
Parna Sabet-Stephenson
Marc A. Tremblay

Construction Law
Neil S. Abbott
Ted Betts
Louis-Pierre Grégoire
Brian G. Kapusianyk, QC

Corporate Commercial Law
Todd Bissett
Stephen Cross
D.E. Gordon Cudney
Robert Dorion
Viona M. Duncan
Cynthia L. Elderkin
J. Scott Fletcher
Sean V. Gomes
Kenneth W. Hanbidge
Karen E. Hennessey
Tom K. Hunter
Derek S. Keay
Aubrey Lasky
Lorraine K. Mastersmith
W. Ian Palm
W. David Petras
Ahsan Sadiq
Lorne W. Segal
Pam Vermeersch
Wayne B. Warren

Corporate Finance & Securities
Guy David
Robert Dorion
F. John Durdan
Sean V. Gomes
Brett A. Kagetsu
Bryce A. Kraeker
Cyndi D. Laval
Lorraine K. Mastersmith

Corporate Mid-Market
Daniel M. Allen
Naïm Alexandre Antaki
Nurhan Aycan
Aleksandar (Sacha) Babic
Jonathan Behar
Paul S. Carenza
Irene Choe
Robert Dorion
Viona M. Duncan
F. John Durdan
Myron B. Dzulynsky
Cynthia L. Elderkin
Christopher J. Eustace
Peter D. Fairey, QC
Filomena Frisina
Michael Garellek
Kenneth W. Hanbidge
Henry A. Harris
Karen E. Hennessey
Michael Herman
Linda J. Hogg
Robert G.S. Hull
Tom K. Hunter
Brett A. Kagetsu
Derek S. Keay
Peter M. Koch
Bryce A. Kraeker
Aubrey Lasky
Cyndi D. Laval
Luc Lissoir
Pierre Lissoir
Rosa Lupo
Manuel A. Martins
Lorraine K. Mastersmith
Stephen D. McKersie
R. Ian Mitchell
Martin Mix
Stuart M. Olley
W. Ian Palm
Greg F. Peterson
W. David Petras
Stephen A. Pike
Kathleen M. Ritchie
Parna Sabet-Stephenson
Jason A. Saltzman
Lorne W. Segal
Gregory P. Shannon, QC
Peter E. Simeon
Frank Y. Sur
Marc A. Tremblay
Faran Umar-Khitab
Pam Vermeersch
Wayne B. Warren
Steve R. Will
Tina Woodside-Shaw
Rafal Wrzesien

Employment Law (Employer)
Christopher M. Andree
Andrew Bratt
Will Cascadden
Luc Deshaies
Neena P. Gupta
Mark Josselyn
Melanie A. Polowin
Elisa A. Scali
Craig Stehr (Lawyer to Watch)

Energy (Electricity)
Adam Chamberlain
John Hurley
Ian A. Mondrow
James H. Smellie

Energy (Oil & Gas)
Ian A. Mondrow
James H. Smellie

Entertainment Law
Susan H. Abramovitch

Environmental Law
Wally Braul
Adam Chamberlain
Harry J. Dahme
Jennifer Danahy
Natalie Mullins
Rodney V. Northey

Estate & Personal Tax Planning
Douglas D. Buchmayer
Brian E. Cohen
David M. Lobl
Archie J. Rabinowitz
Sandra R. Stephenson
David P. Stevens

Family Law
Carol A. Crawford

Franchise Law (Franchisor)
Peter Vanvliet Snell
Debi M. Sutin

Immigration Law
Bill MacGregor

Indigenous Law
Denis Blanchette
Jeremy Bouchard
Wally Braul
Cam Cameron
Adam Chamberlain
Jean-Sébastien Clément
Brian A. Crane, QC
François Dandonneau
Maxime Faille
John Hurley
Joshua A. Jantzi
Graham Ragan
Guy Régimbald
Paul Seaman
Matthew Sherrard
Scott A. Smith
Robert Winogron

Infrastructure Law
Merie-Anne E. Beavis
Ted Betts
Irene Choe
Guy David
Faithe H. Holder
David B. Kierans
Luc Lissoir
Phuong Ngo
Lindsay J. Wong

Insolvency & Financial Restructuring
Thomas Cumming
Virginie Gauthier
Clifton P. Prophet
Lorne W. Segal
E. Patrick Shea
François Viau

Intellectual Property
Timothy C. Bailey
Melissa Binns
James H. Buchan
Shelagh Carnegie
Stéphane E. Caron
Peter W. Choe
Regina M. Corrigan
Monique M. Couture
Anthony (Tony) Creber
Michael Crichton
Ronald E. Dimock
Matthew Estabrooks
Scott Foster
Douglas G.H. Fyfe
L.A. Kelly Gill
R. Nelson Godfrey
Neil Henderson
D. Doak Horne
R. Scott Jolliffe
Selena Kim
Brian G. Kingwell
Brian Y. Lee
James E. Longwell
Eric Macramalla
Laurent Massam
Peter Milne
W. Frank H. Mulock
John Norman
Christopher J. Pibus
Roch Ripley
Natalie Rizkalla-Kamel
Kevin Sartorio
Martha J. Savoy
Patrick S. Smith
Connie Too
Christopher C. Van Barr
Jennifer L. Wilkie

International Trade Regulation
Richard G. Dearden
Wendy J. Wagner

Labour Relations (Management)
Luc Deshaies

Litigation Commercial Insurance
Michael D. Adlem
David C. Bishop
Louis A. Frapporti
Brian G. Kapusianyk, QC
Paul J. Stein, QC

Litigation Corporate Commercial
Jacqueline A. Armstrong Gates
Sandra L. Barton
David C. Bishop
Joëlle Boisvert
Michael Bordin
Todd J. Burke
John E. Callaghan
Robert C. Dunford
Louis A. Frapporti
Amanda Jackson
Glen F. Jennings
Scott M. Kugler
Usman Sheikh
Sean M. Sullivan
Anne M. Tardif
Kenneth J. Warren, QC
D. Lynne Watt

Litigation Corporate Tax
John Sorensen

Litigation Defamation & Media
Mark Bantey
Richard G. Dearden
Wendy J. Wagner

Litigation — Directors' & Officers' Liability
David C. Bishop
Kenneth J. Warren, QC

Litigation – Intellectual Property
Stéphane E. Caron
Anthony (Tony) Creber
Michael Crichton
Ronald E. Dimock
Scott Foster
L.A. Kelly Gill
Selena Kim
Marc Richard
Natalie Rizkalla-Kamel
Kevin Sartorio
Patrick S. Smith
Christopher C. Van Barr

Litigation — Product Liability
David C. Bishop
Domenic A. Crolla
Donald Dow
Brian G. Kapusianyk, QC
Mary M. Thomson

Litigation — Regulatory & Public Law
Brian A. Crane, QC
Guy Régimbald

Medical Negligence (Defendants)
François Baril
Daniel Boivin
Taryn C. Burnett
Adriana I. Cargnello
Domenic A. Crolla
Donald Dow
Alison J. Gray
Meredith E. Jones
Martin Lapner
Donna M. MacKenzie
Megan L. McMahon
Maureen Murphy
Karen J. Pirie
Tim Ryan
Robert A. Sheahan
Laura B. Stewart
Katie Stys
Mary M. Thomson
Kenneth J. Warren, QC

Mergers & Acquisitions
Nurhan Aycan
Jonathan Behar
Robert Dorion
Viona M. Duncan
F. John Durdan
Sean V. Gomes
Karen E. Hennessey
Tom K. Hunter
Derek S. Keay
Bryce A. Kraeker
Aubrey Lasky
Stephen D. McKersie
W. Ian Palm
W. David Petras
Lorne W. Segal
Tina M. Woodside-Shaw

Mining
Brett A. Kagetsu
Cyndi D. Laval
France M. Tenaille
Tina M. Woodside-Shaw

Personal Injury (Defendants)
Tanya A. Frizzell
Brian G. Kapusianyk, QC
Paul J. Stein, QC

Private Equity
Bryce A. Kraeker
W. Ian Palm

Professional Liability
Michael Bordin
Todd J. Burke
Domenic A. Crolla
Donald Dow
Meredith E. Jones
Archie J. Rabinowitz
Mary M. Thomson

Project Finance
Christopher N. Alam
Merie-Anne E. Beavis
Guy David
David B. Kierans

Property Development
Roberto Aburto
Murray A. Braaten
Sarah Crowe
Darrell R.J. Daley
John S. Doherty
Mark R. Giavedoni
Pamela A. Green
Wayne A. Kerrick
Rosa Lupo
Michael S. Polowin

Property Leasing
Joel Camley
Sarah Crowe
Graham H. H. Darling
Julie Desrochers
Stacey J. Handley
Rosa Lupo
Manuel A. Martins
Susan D. Rosen
Laurie J. Sanderson
Darren Taylor
François Viau

Technology Transactions
A. Paul Armitage
Regina M. Corrigan
Stephen Cross
Viona M. Duncan
F. John Durdan
Sean V. Gomes
Tom K. Hunter
Derek S. Keay
Lorraine K. Mastersmith
W. Ian Palm
W. David Petras
Parna Sabet-Stephenson
Jason A. Saltzman
Marc A. Tremblay

Workplace Human Rights (Employer)
Christopher M. Andree
Neena P. Gupta


About the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Published annually since 1997, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory bases its results on an extensive peer survey process. It profiles leading practitioners across Canada in more than 60 practice areas, as well as leading law firms in more than 40 practice areas.

About Gowling WLG
Gowling WLG is an international law firm built on the belief that the best way to serve you is to be in tune with your world, aligned with your opportunity and ambitious for your success. With more than 1,500 legal professionals in 19 offices across Canada, the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we provide our clients with in-depth knowledge in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world through our clients’ eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances.

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