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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, Jennifer J Meader, Kim Mullin, J. Gregory Richards, Sylvain R. Rouleau, Christopher J. Tzekas, Stefanie Valente

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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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.

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

June 16, 2015
Sylvia Adriano

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.

H. Scott Fairley to Receive the 2015 OBA Award of Excellence in International Law

May 8, 2015

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that our colleague Scott Fairley will be honoured by the Ontario Bar Association with the 2015 OBA Award of Excellence in International Law.

Partner Lyn Townsend Appointed to Bill 73 Development Charges Steering Committee

March 23, 2015

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce partner Lyn Townsend has been appointed by the Province to the newly formed Bill 73 Development Charges Steering Committee. The Steering Committee will work with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the working groups formed to provide advice to the Provincial government on regulatory changes needed to implement the new provisions of the Development Charges Act.

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, Jordan Glick, 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 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, Jennifer J Meader, Kim Mullin, 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
Sylvia Adriano

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.

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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