WeirFoulds Lawyers Recognized in 2017 Best Lawyers® in Canada Directory

AUGUST 10, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley, Raj Anand, Sandra Astolfo, Lisa A. Borsook, David S. Brown, John M. Buhlman, Clare E. Burns, Jeff G. Cowan, M. Jill Dougherty, Lori M. Duffy, Bryan Finlay QC, Nikiforos Iatrou, Barnet H. Kussner, John D. McKellar CM QC, Bradley N. McLellan, Michael J. McQuaid QC, W. A. Derry Millar, J. Gregory Richards, Steven Rukavina, Max Shafir QC, Debbie S. Tarshis, David R. Thompson, Christopher J. Tzekas, Marie-Andrée Vermette, Frank E. Walwyn, Robert B. Warren, Alexandra Wilbee

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 27 of our lawyers have been listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada.

WeirFoulds has proudly earned 45 rankings in 21 specialty areas. This is a continued testament to the level of skill, tenacity and client service that the firm has become known for.  Of our 27 listed lawyers, nine are celebrating their fifth year on the list, and 11 of our lawyers are celebrating their tenth year of being recognized by their peers and the industry at large. In addition, several of our lawyers have been recognized by their peers in multiple categories.

A special congratulations to Lyn Townsend for being recognized as Toronto "Lawyer of the Year" in Municipal Law. With only a single lawyer in each practice area and region receiving the honour, this accolade is especially significant, and is a marker of the respect Lyn has earned amongst her colleagues.

Best Lawyers® has ranked legal practitioners and firms across multiple practice areas through exhaustive peer-review surveys of the legal community for more than 25 years. Those surveyed are asked to assess their peers on their legal ability, professionalism and integrity.

We are pleased to congratulate each of our partners, listed below with the practice areas in which they have been ranked.

Lawyer of the Year

  • Toronto
    • Lynda Townsend 
      • Municipal Law

Listed Lawyers

  • Oakville, ON
    • Lynda Townsend 
      • Municipal Law
  • Toronto, ON
    • Alexandra Wilbee 
      • Intellectual Property Law
    • Barnet H. Kussner 
      • Municipal Law
      • Real Estate Law
    • Bradley N. McLellan
      • Real Estate Law
    • Bryan Finlay QC 
      • Administrative and Public Law
      • Bet-the-Company Litigation
      • Class Action Litigation
      • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
      • Director and Officer Liability Practice
      • Securities Law
    • Christopher J. Tzekas 
      • Expropriation Law
      • Real Estate Law
    • Clare E. Burns
      • Trusts and Estates
    • David S. Brown 
      • Corporate Law
    • David R. Thompson 
      • Commercial Leasing Law
    • Debbie Tarshis 
      • Health Care Law
    • Frank Walwyn 
      • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Glenn W. Ackerley 
      • Construction Law
    • Ian James Lord 
      • Real Estate Law
    • J. Gregory Richards 
      • Administrative and Public Law
      • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Jeff G. Cowan 
      • Administrative and Public Law
      • Real Estate Law
    • John M. Buhlman 
      • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
      • Environmental Law
    • John McKellar QC 
      • Commercial Leasing Law
    • Lisa A. Borsook 
      • Commercial Leasing Law
      • Real Estate Law
    • Lori M. Duffy 
      • Trusts and Estates
    • Lynda Townsend 
      • Municipal Law
    • M. Jill Dougherty 
      • Administrative and Public Law
    • Marie-Andree Vermette
      • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Max Shafir
      • Construction Law
    • Michael J. McQuaid QC 
      • Real Estate Law
    • Nikiforos Iatrou 
      • Competition / Antitrust Law
      • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Raj Anand 
      • Administrative and Public Law
      • Labour and Employment Law
    • Robert B. Warren 
      • Energy Regulatory Law
      • Transportation Law
    • Sandra Astolfo
      • Construction Law
    • Steven Rukavina 
      • Real Estate Law
    • W. A. Derry Millar 
      • Administrative and Public Law
      • Alternative Dispute Resolution
      • Corporate and Commercial Litigation