McCarthy Tétrault partners Renee Reichelt and Adam Ship named 2015 Lexpert Rising Stars

Toronto, November 20, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that its partners Renee Reichelt and Adam Ship were named Rising Stars at Lexpert’s 2015 gala last night. The annual awards honour Canada’s leading lawyers under 40. Nominees from law firms, in-house teams and government are eligible and winners are selected by an independent Lexpert Advisory Board.

“Renee and Adam are each accomplished beyond their years of call and we are pleased to celebrate their achievements,” said Paul Boniferro, Partner and National Leader, Practices and People. “Both demonstrate important qualities for lawyers to exhibit early in their careers, including sound legal judgment, dedication to the profession and leadership. Renee is recognized by her clients as highly knowledgeable regarding the complexities facing their business, and her ability to develop innovative and effective solutions. Adam’s clients consistently praise his ability to understand their business and solve problems.”

Ms. Reichelt is a partner in the Litigation Group in Calgary and the National White Collar Investigations Group. She advises clients in the financial services and securities industry and has extensive experience in litigation. Her practice includes a number of litigation areas including securities litigation, class action litigation, corporate/commercial disputes, shareholders disputes and oppression actions, negligence and contract disputes, creditor-debtor disputes, oil and gas litigation, land development and construction disputes and environmental litigation. She also acts for clients in regulatory matters and at arbitrations.

Mr. Ship is a partner in the Litigation Group in Toronto and co-chair of the firm’s National Franchise & Distribution Group. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and franchise-distribution law. Mr. Ship maintains a broad commercial litigation practice and also regularly advises domestic and international franchisors, manufacturers and master distributors in all areas of franchise-distribution law.

About McCarthy Tétrault

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

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