McCarthy Tétrault’s Emily MacKinnon receives UBC’s 2014 Young Alumnus Award
Vancouver, November 20, 2014 – McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that associate Emily MacKinnon was recognized by the University of British Columbia (UBC) with the 2014 Young Alumnus Award during their Achievement Awards gala. Ms. MacKinnon was honoured as “a young alumnus whose accomplishments are of such excellence that they provide inspiration and leadership to students and other young alumni.”“We are extremely proud of Emily and so glad to see her recognized by alumni UBC,” said Herman Van Ommen, Regional Managing Partner, British Columbia. “She is a terrific lawyer and a significant contributor to her community.” Ms. MacKinnon, a multiple recipient of awards from UBC, is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group in Vancouver and her practice includes advising on both commercial and public law matters. She is an advocate of social justice, volunteers with organizations that empower those living with HIV/AIDS, performs with a local Vancouver opera company, is a board member of the Vancouver Book and Magazine Festival, and is a member of the Canadian Forces communications reserve. 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 needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.