Seven McCarthy Tétrault Lawyers Earn "Lawyer of the Year" Rankings for 2011
November 8, 2010
Toronto, November 8, 2010 — McCarthy Tétraultis proud to be among a select group of leading Canadian law firms with multiple lawyers recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada. Seven of the firm’s partners received this accolade in their respective practice areas and regions:
- Richard J. Balfour – Vancouver Securities Lawyer of the Year
- Cameron G. Belsher – Vancouver Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year
- Abraham Costin – Toronto Real Estate Lawyer of the Year
- Garth (Gary) M. Girvan – Toronto Corporate Lawyer of the Year
- Peter S. Grant – Toronto Entertainment Lawyer of the Year
- Gordon S. Sato – Toronto Public Finance Lawyer of the Year
- Gérald R. Tremblay QC – Montréal Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year
Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community can be honoured as a "Lawyer of the Year." This is the second year in a rowGary Girvan, Gordon Sato and Gérald Tremblay, have been recognized as a "Lawyer of the Year." This year more than 130 McCarthy Tétrault lawyers across 42 practice areas have been ranked in Best Lawyers and have the most lawyers ranked in eight practice areas in Canada for 2011.
Each year, Best Lawyers compiles a list of outstanding lawyers, which is determined through an exhaustive peer-review process. Selectedlawyers have earned a high level of respect among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
About McCarthy Tétrault
McCarthy Tétrault 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 and in London, UK.
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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