McCarthy Tétrault Congratulates Winners of Annual Mentoring Awards


June 22, 2009


Crispin J. Arthur
Marie-Eve Dufresne
David Frost
James D. Gage
Annie Gagnon-Larocque
Sony Gill
Ylang Ha
Meighan Leon
Leonard Nesbitt
Jill R. Pereira
David B. Tennant

Toronto, June 22, 2009 — McCarthy Tétrault proudly salutes this year’s recipients of the McCarthy Tétrault Mentoring Awards. Launched nationally in 2008, the awards recognize and celebrate lawyers from across the firm for making significant contributions to the professional experience of students and associates.

Over 140 mentoring nominations were received this year, highlighting the growing success of the firm’s mentorship initiatives:

  • Québec Region: Ylang Ha and Marie-Eve Dufresne (co-winners) (Associate Mentor of the Year), Annie Gagnon-Larocque (Student Mentor of the Year)
  • Ontario Region: Jamey Gage (Associate Mentor of the Year) (Honourable Mention: David Tennant), Meighan Leon (Student Mentor of the Year) (Honourable Mention: Len Nesbitt)
  • Calgary: Sony Gill (Associate Mentor of the Year), Crispin Arthur (Student Mentor of the Year)
  • Vancouver: David Frost (Associate Mentor of the Year), Jill Pereira (Student Mentor of the Year)

Each region held a reception to honour its winners and nominees for their tireless dedication to their mentees and their able assistance with both substantive legal issues and career progression.

McCarthy Tétrault is committed to the professional development of its lawyers and actively promotes formal and informal mentoring for both students and associates, including through a firm-wide associate mentoring program.

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

Orna Dobner
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Hélène Sansoucy
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