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McCarthy Tétrault Earns Most "Lawyer of the Year" Rankings for 2010 from Best Lawyers in Canada



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Toronto, February 8, 2010 — McCarthy Tétrault is proud to rank first among Canadian law firms for the highest number of lawyers recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada. Twelve firm partners received this accolade in their respective practice areas:

  • Philippe H. Bélanger — Montréal Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Lawyer of the Year
  • Michel Deschamps — Montréal Banking Lawyer of the Year
  • Garth M. Girvan — Toronto Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year
  • Stephen Grant — Toronto Family Lawyer of the Year
  • Hank Intven — Toronto Communications Lawyer of the Year
  • Robert P. Metcalfe — Montréal Equipment Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • Simon V. Potter — Montréal Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year
  • Gordon S. Sato — Toronto Project Finance Lawyer of the Year
  • Barry B. Sookman — Toronto Information Technology Lawyer of the Year
  • George S. Takach — Toronto Technology Lawyer of the Year
  • Gérald R. Tremblay, QC — Montréal Corporate and Commercial Litigator of the Year
  • Gordon F. Willcocks — Toronto Public Finance Lawyer of the Year

Since 1983, Best Lawyers has compiled annual lists of outstanding lawyers by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community can be honoured as the "Lawyer of the Year" for 2010 for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm is well-established in major commercial centres across Canada and in London, UK.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever they are needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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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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