McCarthy Tétrault’s Paul Boniferro appointed the Deputy Attorney General of the Province of Ontario

McCarthy Tétrault is proud to announce that its partner Paul Boniferro has been appointed the Deputy Attorney General of the Province of Ontario effective January 3, 2018 for a two-year term. As the most senior executive legal counsel in the Ontario Public Service, Paul will lead the Ministry of the Attorney General and along with his team will provide strategic advice to enable informed policy and program decisions affecting Ontario and beyond.

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“I am deeply honoured to have been chosen to become the Deputy Attorney General at a time when our Province deals with some critical issues, including shifting demographics, tremendous technological advances, and evolving global competitive dynamics,” said Paul Boniferro. “I hope to bring my unique insights from my work with the Government and my leadership and other roles at McCarthy Tétrault to bear to help ensure we continue to have a fair and accessible justice system reflecting the needs of diverse communities across government and the province.”

“The appointment of one of our partners as the most senior executive legal counsel in the Ontario Public Service is something we are tremendously proud of,” said David Leonard, Chief Executive Officer of McCarthy Tétrault. “It is a reflection on Paul’s distinguished career as well as the strength of our talent within McCarthy Tétrault, which enables us to be the trusted advisor to our clients in both the public and private sectors.”

McCarthy Tétrault wishes Paul every success during his tenure as Deputy Attorney General.

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 as well as in New York City and 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.

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