McCarthy Tétrault Partners Honoured as "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40"
Toronto, November 26, 2008 — McCarthy Tétrault is proud to congratulate Robert Hansen and Andrew Matheson on being named among Lexpert’s "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40." The prestigious annual award recognizes lawyers for leadership skills and client development success.
"Robert and Andrew are certainly deserving of this award," said W. Iain Scott, Chair and CEO of McCarthy Tétrault. "They have both been instrumental in helping our clients achieve their goals, and they are outstanding team leaders and community supporters. Their inclusion on this list, and the fact that our lawyers are consistently included on this list, is a testament to our efforts to offer a superior work environment that attracts Canada’s best legal talent and rewards initiative."
Robert Hansen advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and general corporate and commercial matters. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1999 and joined the firm in November, 1999.
Andrew Matheson specializes in commercial and securities litigation, regulatory defence and cross-border matters. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1997 and the New York bar in 2004. He joined the firm in 2000, leaving in 2003 to practise in New York City and returning in 2007.
Both partners were honoured on November 25, 2008 at a Lexpert dinner and awards ceremony in Toronto. Winners were chosen by the Lexpert Advisory Board following its review of peer nominations and relevant Lexpert rankings.
About McCarthy Tétrault
McCarthy Tétrault is a full-service law firm with practices in major financial centres across Canada and in London, UK. The firm regularly advises on the largest and most complex transactions and cases involving Canadian and foreign interests.
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.
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