McCarthy Tétrault partners Sarit Batner and Marie-Josée Hogue named Top 25 Women in Canadian Litigation
Toronto, July 16, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that Benchmark Canada has included Sarit Batner and Marie-Josée Hogue on its annual list of the Top 25 Women in Canadian Litigation for the second consecutive year.“We are incredibly proud of Sarit and Marie-Josée,” said David Leonard, Litigation National Practice Group Leader of McCarthy Tétrault. “They are both outstanding lawyers with keen legal minds and unflagging energy, and are a testament to the legal profession.” Ms. Batner, a partner in Toronto, is co-chair of the firm’s Franchise & Distribution group. She maintains a significant trial and appellant litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial litigation and arbitrations. Ms. Batner has extensive experience before courts of appeal, including as lead counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada, and trial courts with juries, arbitration panels, administrative and regulatory tribunals. Ms. Hogue was recently nominated to the Québec Court of Appeal. Prior to her appointment, she practised in the firm’s Montreal office, advising clients on a range of issues in both private and public law and regularly appearing before all levels of the Quebec civil courts, in particular appellate courts. She also appeared before domestic and international arbitration tribunals and acted as an arbitrator. Benchmark Canada applies research, peer reviews and interviews with litigators and theirs clients to identify award-wining litigators. The Top 25 Women in Litigation winners were determined during the research process of the 2015 edition of Benchmark Canada. 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 has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK. Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.