13 new equity partners at McCarthy Tétrault


December 4, 2006


Crispin J. Arthur
Peter Brady
Vanessa Grant
Robert O. Hansen
Thomas Isaac
Dean C. Masse
Frédéric Pérodeau
Shea T. Small
Sean S. Smyth
Scott Smythe
Karl Tabbakh
Roger Taplin
Gwendolyn G. Watson

Toronto, December 4, 2006 — McCarthy Tétrault Chair and CEO Iain Scott today announced that the firm has promoted 13 of its lawyers to equity partner. The new equity partners represent a cross-section of the firm's practice groups. An additional 22 lawyers were made income partners.

"We are pleased to welcome the new partners who will share in the firm's equity. Their collective dedication to the firm's future growth, long-term strategic vision and client service excellence ensure McCarthy Tétrault's continued leadership position in the Canadian legal services market," said Scott. "We are proud that we now have 63 women among the firm’s equity partners, a clear demonstration of our commitment to the advancement of women lawyers in the firm and profession."

In Litigation, Business Law, Tax, Labour & Employment and Real Property, the firms’ new equity partners are:

Crispin Arthur (Calgary) — Business Law
Peter Brady (Toronto) — Labour & Employment
Vanessa Grant (Toronto) — Business Law
Rob Hansen (Toronto) — Business law
Dean Masse (Toronto) — Business Law
Frédéric Pérodeau (Montréal) — Litigation
Shea Small (Toronto) — Business Law
Sean Smyth (Calgary) — Litigation
Scott Smythe (Vancouver) — Real Property
Karl Tabbakh (Montréal) — Business Law
Roger Taplin (Vancouver) — Business Law
Gwen Watson (Toronto) — Tax

With close to 700 lawyers practising in Canada’s major financial centres, as well as London, U.K., McCarthy Tétrault delivers integrated business law, tax, real property, labour and employment, and litigation services nationally and globally. We advise on the largest and most complex transactions and cases involving Canadian and foreign interests, actively listening to our clients to understand their needs, their business and their industry. We provide a single, client-focused team that capitalizes on our size and scale to deliver customized legal services that help clients achieve their goals. Authoritative legal directories rank McCarthy Tétrault among the world’s top law firms. Experience the McCarthy Tétrault difference and discover first hand how our integrated competencies, depth of knowledge, expertise and experience can be your competitive advantage.

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