Nearly a quarter of Firm lawyers recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada© 2019 named a “Lawyer of the Year”

Eighty-six lawyers from Stewart McKelvey have been listed in the 13th edition of Best Lawyers in Canada©, as leaders in more than 40 practice areas. 21 of these individuals have also been recognized as a Best Lawyers® 2019 “Lawyer of the Year”, which is given to those in each practice and metropolitan area with the highest overall peer feedback. As the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review and allows leading lawyers to share their opinion about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area.

Stewart McKelvey was also listed as “Law Firm of the Year“, for trusts and estates. This designation is given to a single law firm across Canada for its work in one particular legal practice area, based on a number of criteria, including lawyer feedback, the number of Best Lawyers individuals and previous “Lawyer of the Year” rankings.

Lewis Andrews, QC Robert Aske Art Barry, QC
Clarence Bennett Cynthia Benson Ian Bilek
Dan Boone, QC Lydia Bugden Andrew Burke
Mark Bursey George Caines, QC Spencer Campbell, QC
Maurice Chiasson, QC Janet Clark, CPHR Jonathan Coady
Geoffrey Connolly, QC, P.Eng. Paul Coxworthy Jim Cruickshank
James Dickson, QC, P.Eng. Rick Dunlop Robert Dysart
Paul Festeryga, QC Andrew Fraser Bruce Grant, QC
Robert Grant, QC Elizabeth Haldane Paul Harquail, ACIArb
Richard Hirsch Neil Jacobs, QC Brian Johnston, QC
Colleen Keyes Paul Kiley Cathy Lahey, QC
Thomas Laughlin, QC Neal Leard Charles LeBlond, QC
James LeMesurier, QC Fraser MacFadyen Geoffrey Machum, QC, ICD.D
Robert MacKeigan, QC Timothy Matthews, QC Allison McCarthy
Carman McCormick, QC Kenneth McCullogh, QC Frederick McElman, CM, QC
John McFarlane, QC Peter McLellan, QC Gerald McMackin, QC
David Miller, QC Greg Moores Will Moreira, QC, FCIArb
Sacha Morisset Perlene Morrison Murray Murphy, QC, CPHR
James Murphy Richard Niedermayer, TEP Susan Norman
Scott Norton, QC Stephen Penney Colin Piercey
John Plowman, QC Christine Pound Charles Reagh
André Richard, QC Rory Rogers, QC Nancy Rubin, QC
Maureen Ryan, QC Mick Ryan, QC Rebecca Saturley
Colm St. Roch Seviour, QC Barbara Smith, QC Harold Smith, QC
Paul Smith Lawrence Stordy, QC Gavin Stuttard
Ian Sutherland Brian Tabor, QC Mark Tector
Chantal Thibodeau, QC Candace Thomas, QC James Travers, QC
Robert Vincent, QC Ian Wallace Kim Walsh
Shelley Wood Rodney Zdebiak

Best Lawyers 2019 “Lawyer of the Year”:

Dan Boone, QC – Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Lydia Bugden – Corporate Law
Robert Dysart – Insurance Law
Bruce Grant, QC – Banking and Finance Law
Robert Grant, QC – Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Neil Jacobs, QC – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
Paul Kiley – Banking and Finance Law
Robert MacKeigan, QC – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring
Allison McCarthy – Corporate Law
Carman McCormick, QC – Health Care Law
Kenneth McCullogh, QC – Construction Law
Gerald McMackin, QC – Trusts and Estates
David Miller, QC – Product Liability Law
Will Moreira, QC, FCIArb – Maritime Law
Perlene Morrison – Real Estate Law
Richard Niedermayer, TEP – Trusts and Estates
Scott Norton, QC – Legal Malpractice Law
Maureen Ryan, QC – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Paul Smith – Banking and Finance Law
Gavin Stuttard – Securities Law
James Travers, QC – Corporate Law

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