McCarthy Tétrault Appoints Godyne Sibay as Regional Managing Partner for Ontario

Toronto, May 20, 2016 – McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Godyne Sibay, a partner in the Real Property and Planning Group in Toronto, is the firm’s new Regional Managing Partner for Ontario.

“The addition of Godyne to our firm’s leadership team comes at a critical time, as the market becomes increasingly more complex and competitive,” said Dave Leonard, McCarthy Tétrault’s CEO. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and a profound understanding of our clients and the landscape in which they operate. I am confident that she will ensure that our office and lawyers in Ontario continue to provide innovative business and legal solutions to our clients.”

Godyne champions the firm's outstanding legal services for clients and has extensive experience in project development, public-private partnerships, public procurement and real estate. Highly regarded by both client and colleagues, Godyne is an undisputed trailblazer in her field, leading many of Canada's most significant and groundbreaking development projects, including the Air Canada Centre, BMO Field (home of the Toronto FC), Ernst & Young Tower (home of The Design Exchange), and the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Athlete’s Village. A recognized mentor and advocate for diversity and inclusion, Godyne is a founding member of the Toronto chapters of Women in Infrastructure and Women’s Leadership Initiative, and Urban Land Institute (ULI). She is also a member of the Global ULI Leadership Working Group and was a member of the 2015 ULI Toronto Management Committee. In 2011, Godyne was selected as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) and is currently on the WXN Top 100 Advisory Board. A member of the International Women's Forum, Godyne is a former co-chair of Women Gaining Ground and was on the campaign cabinet of the United Way.

“I am looking forward to this new role and to continuing to provide our clients the exceptional service they have come to know and expect,” said Godyne. “Together with our talented group of lawyers and professionals, I am committed to safeguarding McCarthy Tétrault’s position as Canada’s leading law firm.”

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international clients. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial and financial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.