Three WeirFoulds partners recognized by Lexpert/ALM in 2024 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Partners Glenn Ackerley, Sandra Astolfo and Lisa Borsook have been listed in the 2024 edition of the Lexpert/American Lawyers Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Lexpert/ALM 500). All three have been repeatedly ranked in previous editions of the Lexpert/ALM 500 Guide.

The Lexpert/ALM 500 Directory is produced by Lexpert in collaboration with American Lawyer Media. The directory ranks legal professionals and firms who are considered to be the most highly regarded in the Canadian legal profession across more than 30 practice areas, with the rankings based on the results of a comprehensive, nationwide annual survey.

Glenn Ackerley is recognized in the Construction Law category. Glenn is the Chair of WeirFoulds’ Construction Practice Group, with a practice focused on construction law, construction liens and construction litigation. He is regularly consulted about negotiating and preparing construction and consultant contracts, procurement and tendering issues, and risk avoidance strategies, and is highly active in the industry, participating on boards, committees and working groups to support and improve the industry. In 2023, Glenn received the prestigious COCA Construction Hard Hat Award, which recognized “outstanding contributions to improving the province’s construction industry.”

Sandra Astolfo is recognized in the Construction Law category. For almost 30 years, Sandra has worked with clients on a wide range of infrastructure and construction matters, advocating on behalf of all project participants. Sandra has significant experience in negotiating construction agreements, litigation, providing contract administration advice, and mediating and arbitrating disputes. She is an active member of the broader construction industry, and is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs and industry conferences. Sandra is a Fellow of both the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and the Construction Lawyers Society of America.

Lisa Borsook is recognized in the Property Leasing category. Lisa is the Co-Chair of WeirFoulds’ Commercial Leasing Practice Group and is the firm’s Executive Partner, having previously served as the firm’s Managing Partner from 2007 to 2012. With more than 40 years of experience, Lisa is one of the most well-regarded and highly recommended commercial leasing and infrastructure lawyers in Canada. Lisa is widely recognized for her wealth of knowledge, decades of experience and deep commitment to her clients. She uses her extensive management, legal and business experience to provide exceptional legal services to a variety of clients that encompass local, regional, national and international, governments and government agencies.


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