Gowling WLG welcomes 34 new associates across Canada

05 October 2016

Gowling WLG is pleased to welcome 34 new associates to its offices across Canada.

The following hires comprise a mix of articling hirebacks, 2016 calls who articled elsewhere and more senior laterals — all of whom are committed to delivering exceptional client service and promise to be outstanding additions to our team:


Chris Abtosway (Advocacy)
Samantha Albright (Business Law)
Chris Dennehy (Business Law)
Katherine Ratcliffe (Business Law)


Emma Dalziel (Business Law)
Sarah Wouters (Advocacy)


Sabina Malderle (Commercial Litigation)
Julia Kappler (Commercial Litigation)


Emilie Feil-Fraser (Intellectual Property)
Siobhan McConnell (Advocacy)
Eshleen Panatch (Business Law)

Waterloo Region
David Isern (Business Law)
Jonathan Minnes (Advocacy/Municipal)


Melissa Bastarache (Advocacy)
Marc Crandall (Intellectual Property)
Garrett Hamel (Business Law)
Nicholas Hofley (Advocacy)
Christiane McGovern (Business Law)
Jason Mercier (Advocacy)
Aweis Osman (Advocacy)
Nathan Piche (Advocacy)
Jacob Polowin (Advocacy)
Victoria Shore (Advocacy)
Jessica Smith (Intellectual Property)
Justin Smith (Intellectual Property)

Patricia Brooks (Intellectual Property)
Mark Coombes (Advocacy)
Carl Deeprose (Business Law)
Sean Gill (Intellectual Property)
Jeremy Hourigan (Business law)
Rachel McMillan (Advocacy)
Marco Romeo (Advocacy)
Evan Stitt (Financial Institutions & Services)
Cara Stoller (Business law)

For more information on Gowling WLG's student programs and recruitment process, please visit our student recruitment page.