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Hot Off the Press: Five McCarthy Tétrault Partners Featured in Lexpert’s Top 40 Under 40

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November 5, 2004

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Marc-André Blanchard
James D. Gage
Jonathan C. Lisus
Marc J. MacMullin
Cheryl Slusarchuk




Toronto, November 9, 2004 – It should come as no surprise that the November-December issue of Lexpert magazine names five lawyers from McCarthy Tétrault among the Top 40 Under 40, more than any other law firm in Canada. In fact, Québec Regional Managing Partner Marc-André Blanchard appears on the cover.

These results were based upon lawyers’ rankings in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory combined with survey responses by thousands of practitioners and in-house counsel.

"We are very proud that we have the highest profile when it comes to young lawyers in Lexpert," said McCarthy Tétrault Chair and Chief Executive Officer W. Iain Scott. "Our ranking is in part the result of our recruiting the best new talent and rewarding excellence among both partners and associates. It also reflects the high value McCarthy Tétrault places upon the role of mentorship in developing a young lawyer’s practice."

The Top 40 Under 40 features McCarthy Tétrault partners from a broad range of practice areas, spanning the firm’s offices nationwide. Marc-André Blanchard, a litigation whiz, is the youngest Regional Managing Partner in Canada, responsible for the firm’s Québec practice. Jamey Gage, of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group, has quickly established a reputation for excellence in insolvency law. Jonathan Lisus (Litigation) is very highly regarded for his work in commercial litigation and professional liability as well as Constitutional law.

In addition to Mr. Blanchard’s role as Regional Managing Partner, several others within this select group have quickly ascended to leadership positions. Marc MacMullin (Financial Services) is the Practice Group Leader for the Securitization Group. Cheryl Slusarchuk, who was also recognized in Business in Vancouver’s "40 Under 40" list of young business people for 2003, is leader of the firm’s Technology, Communications and Intellectual Property Group in Vancouver.

McCarthy Tétrault has clearly established itself as Canada’s premier law firm, with a long-standing tradition of exceptional client service and an enviable track record of achieving the best results for its clients. The firm has a significant presence in all major financial centres in Canada as well as in New York and London, UK, and regularly advises on many of the largest transactions and cases in Canada and around the world. The current edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers describes McCarthy Tétrault as "clearly a leader" with "an enviable position in the marketplace," and lists it among the world’s best firms in every area of law covered by the guide. In addition, the International Financial Law Review, Lexpert’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and many other distinguished international legal directories all consistently rank McCarthy Tétrault among the world’s top law firms.

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For further information, or to request an interview with a McCarthy Tétrault lawyer, please contact:

Orna Dobner
416-601-7684
[email protected]
Hélène Sansoucy
514-875-1789
[email protected]
 

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Orna Dobner
Director of Communications  
416-601-7684
[email protected]

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Hélène Sansoucy
Communications Specialist
514-875-1789
[email protected]


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