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Lisa Borsook named to the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) Top 100 Hall of Fame

November 23, 2016
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that Lisa Borsook, Executive Partner has been inducted into the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) Top 100 Hall of Fame. Lisa receives this prestigious honour as a multi-time winner of the WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.

Five WeirFoulds Partners Listed as Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in 2016 Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure

August 29, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley, Lisa A. Borsook, Barnet H. Kussner, Bradley N. McLellan, Christopher J. Tzekas

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that the firm has once again been listed in the Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure. The five partners listed in this special edition affirm our position as industry leaders in the field of infrastructure and public-private partnerships. 

26 WeirFoulds Lawyers Recognized in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

June 22, 2016
Caroline E. Abela, Glenn W. Ackerley, Raj Anand, Sandra Astolfo, Denise Baker, Lisa A. Borsook, Alan Bromstein, Clare E. Burns, Jeff G. Cowan, M. Jill Dougherty, Lori M. Duffy, Wayne T. Egan, Bryan Finlay QC, Bradley N. McLellan, Michael J. McQuaid QC, W. A. Derry Millar, Kenneth Prehogan, J. Gregory Richards, Max Shafir QC, David R. Thompson, Christopher J. Tzekas, Marie-Andrée Vermette, Frank E. Walwyn, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is thrilled to announce that 26 of our lawyers are recognized as "Leading Practitioners" in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Nine of our colleagues are appearing in the Directory for the first time in this year's edition.

Chris Tzekas Discusses Expropriation with CityTV News

June 2, 2016
Christopher J. Tzekas

Chris Tzekas, administrative law and civil litigation partner at WeirFoulds, spoke to Adrian Ghobrial of CityTV News on May 31, 2016 about expropriation issues related to the proposed Scarborough subway extension.

Glenn Ackerley Moderates Industry Forum on Updated Ontario Lien Act

May 19, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley

Glenn Ackerley, chair of WeirFoulds' Construction practice, is featured in the Daily Commercial News for moderating an industry panel at the Toronto Construction Association (TCA)'s annual Members' Day on May 11, 2016.

WeirFoulds Proud to Sponsor The Construction Institute of Canada's 2016 National Student Bid Competition Awards Gala

April 12, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley

WeirFoulds is proud to sponsor and support The Construction Institute of Canada's 2016 National Student Bid Competition Awards Gala. The Simulated Student Bid Competition is an annual event held to assist students to understand the real life challenges that are present within the construction bidding and estimating process.

Glenn Ackerley Discusses Building Infrastructure in Lexpert Cover Feature

April 11, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley

Glenn Ackerley, partner and Chair of the Construction practice at WeirFoulds, is featured in the cover article "Building Infrastructure: The Legal Framework for Canada's Push", in the April 2016 edition of Lexpert.

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Glenn Ackerley Discusses Breaking Down Barriers in Procurement

February 24, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley

Glenn Ackerley, partner, construction law, discussed breaking down barriers in procurement at the Breaking Down Barriers - Identifying Opportunities - Overcoming Challenges session hosted by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce on February 24, 2016. The event was covered by local newspaper Niagara This Week, in an article by Paul Forsyth entitled Stopping the hallowing out of the Niagara construction industry: Forum focuses on barriers to local firms getting municipal contracts.

WeirFoulds Represents Honeywell in the Acquisition of COM DEV International's Space Hardware and Systems Business

February 4, 2016
Richard J. Arezes, Jennie Baek, Ruth De Sousa, Conor Dooley, Jim Dublack, Wayne T. Egan, Ann Lattanzio, Karsten T. Lee, Eva Lombardi, Irene MacLeod, Maralynne A. Monteith, Ryan L. Morris, Steven Rukavina

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, Honeywell (NYSE:HON) completed the previously announced acquisition by plan of arrangement of COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV), a leading satellite and space components provider of switches and multiplexers.

WeirFoulds Proud to Continue Supporting the Black Law Students' Association of Canada and BLSACares

February 3, 2016
Frank E. Walwyn

WeirFoulds is proud to continue supporting the Black Law Students' Association of Canada (BLSA Canada) by sponsoring the 25th Annual National Conference and the association's charitable branch, BLSACares.

Four WeirFoulds Partners Named in the 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide

December 18, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Lisa A. Borsook, Bryan Finlay QC, W. A. Derry Millar

We are pleased to announce that four WeirFoulds partners have been ranked in the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

WeirFoulds Ranked #1 in Novae Res Urbis Top 10 Development Law Firms in GTA

December 16, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Denise Baker, John M. Buhlman, Paul Chronis, Jeff G. Cowan, M. Jill Dougherty, Bruce H. Engell, Aisling Flarity, Sean G. Foran, Barnet H. Kussner, Michael J. McQuaid QC, J. Gregory Richards, Sylvain R. Rouleau, Christopher J. Tzekas

WeirFoulds is thrilled to announce that it has taken the top spot in Novae Res Urbis' (NRU) 17th annual ranking of the GTA's most prominent planning and development law firms.

Lisa Borsook named a Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

November 25, 2015
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that executive partner Lisa Borsook has been named once again as a recipient in the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards in the RBC Champion Category. This is the third time Lisa has been named to this list. In 2013 she was recognized in the KPMG Professionals category, and in 2014 in the RBC Champions category.

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WeirFoulds proud to be ranked in inaugural Chambers Canada 2016 guide

October 2, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Bryan Finlay QC

WeirFoulds is proud to announce that three of our partners are ranked as leaders in their fields in the inaugural edition of Chambers Canada.

Six WeirFoulds Partners Listed as Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in 2015 Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure

August 31, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Lisa A. Borsook, Barnet H. Kussner, Bradley N. McLellan, Christopher J. Tzekas, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that six partners are listed in the 2015 Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure, recognizing them among Canada's leading infrastructure lawyers. This special edition will be published in The Globe and Mail's September issue of Report on Business magazine.

Glenn Ackerley Acts as Fairness Advisor and Releases his Report on the Mega Hospital Site Selection Process in Windsor

July 30, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley

Glenn Ackerley, partner, WeirFoulds LLP, acted as the Fairness Advisor in the process of selecting a site for a New Single-Site Acute Care Hospital in Windsor.

While a Fairness Advisor was not required for this process by the terms of the Ontario Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive, the Co-Chairs of the Program and Services Steering Committee decided that this role would add an extra layer of accountability to the process.

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WeirFoulds Well Represented in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

June 23, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Raj Anand, Lisa A. Borsook, Clare E. Burns, Jeff G. Cowan, Lori M. Duffy, Bryan Finlay QC, Barnet H. Kussner, Bradley N. McLellan, Michael J. McQuaid QC, W. A. Derry Millar, Kenneth Prehogan, J. Gregory Richards, David R. Thompson, Christopher J. Tzekas, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce the recognition of 17 lawyers as "Leading Practitioners" in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Each lawyer was selected based on recognition by their peers and highlights the firm's expertise across a range of practice areas. 

WeirFoulds Congratulates Sylvia Adriano, Recognized as a "Corporate Lawyer to Watch" in the 2015 Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-Border Guide – Corporate

June 16, 2015

WeirFoulds partner Sylvia Adriano is named a "Corporate Lawyer to Watch" in the 2015 Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.

Chambers Global 2015 Ranks Three WeirFoulds Partners

March 13, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Bryan Finlay QC

WeirFoulds is proud to announce that three partners are ranked in Chambers Global 2015.

WeirFoulds Welcomes Reta Coburn as New COO

January 22, 2015
Sara Swartz-Hawley

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Reta Coburn has joined as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Reta will have an instrumental leadership role in advancing the firm's strategy and its operations and administration.

Congratulations to Rajeev Dewan, Steve Doak, Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick and Karsten Lee, Our Newest Partners

January 7, 2015
Stephen B. Doak, M. Jill Dougherty, Karsten T. Lee

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Rajeev Dewan, Steve Doak, Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick and Karsten Lee have been admitted to the partnership.

WeirFoulds Sponsors Tribute to Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion

December 19, 2014

Toronto Construction Association and WeirfFoulds pay tribute to Mayor Hazel McCallion.

WeirFoulds Ranked #3 in Novae Res Urbis Top 10 Development Law Firms in GTA

December 17, 2014
Glenn W. Ackerley, Denise Baker, John M. Buhlman, Jeff G. Cowan, M. Jill Dougherty, Bruce H. Engell, Aisling Flarity, Sean G. Foran, Barnet H. Kussner, Michael J. McQuaid QC, J. Gregory Richards, Sylvain R. Rouleau, Christopher J. Tzekas

WeirFoulds is thrilled to announce that it has risen to # 3 in Novae Res Urbis' (NRU) 16th annual ranking of the GTA's most prominent planning and development law firms, from #6 in 2013.

Lisa Borsook named a Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

November 27, 2014
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that executive partner Lisa Borsook has been named a recipient in the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) 2014 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards in the RBC Champions Category. These awards celebrate and highlight the professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Winners will be honoured at a gala on November 27, 2014.

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Partner Sylvia Adriano named 2014 Lexpert® Rising Star

November 21, 2014

WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that Sylvia Adriano has been named a 2014 Lexpert® Rising Star. This award honours Canada's leading lawyers under 40 from law firms and in-house, paying tribute to those in the legal profession who have an exceptional record of success, community leadership and contributions to their firm or company's achievements. Awards were presented at the Annual Gala held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on November 20, 2014.

Congratulations to our partner Clare Burns, recognized with a 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award for excellence in estate and tax planning

October 8, 2014
Clare E. Burns

We are delighted to announce that Clare Burns has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award for her work in estate and personal tax planning. This year the award recognizes lawyers called between 1986 and 2000 who have demonstrated excellence and thought leadership in their respective practice area - setting new standards for the profession.

WeirFoulds Executive Partner Lisa Borsook Appointed to Advise Ryerson Dean

October 7, 2014
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is proud to announce that Executive Partner Lisa Borsook has been appointed to the Dean's Council at the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) at Ryerson University.

Best Lawyers® International recognizes WeirFoulds' Bryan Finlay, QC as Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation

August 25, 2014
Bryan Finlay QC

Bryan Finlay is among 24 WeirFoulds lawyers listed in the 2015 edition of the Best Lawyers® International directory – one of Canada's most highly regarded legal directories. The "Lawyer of the Year" accolade is especially significant, as only a single lawyer in each practice area and region receives the honour.

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WeirFoulds successfully argues for interim injunction in The Real Jerk case

February 16, 2012
Albert G. Formosa

Justice Low of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice awards an interim injunction for the owner and operator of The Real Jerk.

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