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McCarthy Tétrault Elects New Board Members

Date

January 28, 2008

LAWYER(S) MENTIONED

Richard Balfour
Nancy J. Carroll
David A.N. Lever
J. Michael McIntosh




Toronto, January 28, 2008 — McCarthy Tétrault, Canada’s premier law firm, has elected four new members to its Board of Partners: Richard J. Balfour, Nancy J. Carroll, David A.N. Lever and J. Michael McIntosh.

Since 2002, McCarthy Tétrault partners have delegated authority to an elected Board, which, under the direction of the Chair and Chief Executive Officer, leads the firm.

"Our clients are well-served by this organizational structure because it enables us to efficiently manage and integrate our expertise to deliver comprehensive results," said W. Iain Scott, who is serving his second consecutive four-year term as Chair and CEO of McCarthy Tétrault. "Under this structure, which mirrors those of our clients’ organizations, our lawyers practise within a single, unified partnership and are able to deliver complex, sophisticated, multi-dimensional legal services to our clients."

The new members bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Board. They join current members W. Iain Scott, G. Blair Cowper-Smith, Philip C. Moore, F. Paul Morrison, Simon V. Potter, Anne-Marie Sheahan and Rosemarie Wertschek.

Richard J. Balfour (Vancouver) acts for public and private corporations, investment dealers, merchant banks and private equity funds in corporate finance and merger and acquisition transactions.

Nancy J. Carroll (Toronto) focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions and other transactions for banks, insurance companies, financial institutions and pension plans, as well as on the regulation of financial institutions, and banking and insurance law.

David A.N. Lever (Toronto) is the head of our Power Group. His practice focuses on project finance, project development, and mergers and acquisitions in the energy area.

J. Michael McIntosh (Calgary) specializes in corporate finance, particularly banking, corporate lending, project finance, structured finance and leasing, major acquisition, construction and cross-border structured financings.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault delivers integrated business law, litigation, tax law, real property law, and labour and employment law services nationally and globally. Experience the McCarthy Tétrault difference — and discover first-hand how our integrated talent, depth of knowledge and expertise can be to your competitive advantage.

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For further information, or to request an interview with a McCarthy Tétrault lawyer, please contact:

Orna Dobner
416-601-7684
[email protected]
Hélène Sansoucy
514-875-1789
[email protected]
 

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416-601-7684
[email protected]

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Hélène Sansoucy
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514-875-1789
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