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Cassels Brock Recognized Among the Country’s Best in Chambers Canada 2018

Publish: 09/28/2017

Cassels Brock is proud to announce that 40 of our lawyers are recognized as leaders in their field across 21 areas of practice in Chambers Canada 2018, the strongest showing ever for the firm, with clients enthusing: “Cassels Brock is a well-rounded firm that is trustworthy and provides excellent legal services without adding unnecessary complications."

Cassels Brock lawyers appearing for the first time in Chambers this year are:

  • Jason Arbuck (Hospitality)
  • Jake Bullen (Private Equity: Buyouts)
  • Ryan Jacobs (Restructuring/Insolvency)
  • Signe Leisk (Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Ontario)
  • Derek Ronde (Franchising)
  • Kristin Taylor (Employment & Labour)

In alphabetical order, the Cassels Brock lawyers included in Chambers Canada 2018 are:

  • Matthew Alter – Construction
  • Jason Arbuck - Hospitality
  • Mark Bennett – Corporate/Commercial; Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Wendy Berman – Dispute Resolution: Ontario; Class Action (Defence); White Collar Crime
  • Jake Bullen – Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Mary Buttery – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Gordon Chambers – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Casey Chisick – Intellectual Property
  • John Craig – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Jane Dietrich – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Larry Ellis – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Jay Goldman – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Gordon Goodman – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Chris Hersh – Competition/Antitrust
  • Thomas Isaac – Aboriginal
  • Ryan Jacobs – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • John Jason – Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation
  • Bernice Karn – Information Technology
  • Shayne Kukulowicz – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Laurie LaPalme – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Signe Leisk – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use: Ontario
  • Alison Manzer – Banking & Finance
  • Marc Mercier – Banking & Finance
  • Charles Newman – Banking & Finance
  • Darrell Podowski – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Mark Rasile – Banking & Finance
  • David Redford – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • David Redmond – Real Estate
  • Brian Reeve – Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Douglas Richardson - Tax
  • Frank Robinson – Franchising
  • Derek Ronde - Franchising
  • Jeffrey Roy – Corporate/Commercial
  • Geoff Shaw – Franchising
  • Paul Stein – Corporate/Commercial; Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Kristin Taylor – Employment & Labour
  • Stéphane Teasdale – Franchising
  • Jennifer Traub - Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • John Vettese – Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Larry Weinberg – Franchising

In addition, Cassels Brock is honoured to be identified as a leading firm in following areas:

  • Banking & Finance (Nationwide): "They are exceptional - they clearly know the nuances of cross-border transactions..."
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Nationwide – Band 1): "Unequalled depth in mining…”
  • Franchising (Nationwide – Band 1): “Proactive, innovative, and great partners."
  • Hospitality: "One of the major, go-to hospitality firms.”
  • Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide): "A very well-rounded practice with great depth.”
  • Intellectual Property (Nationwide): "They are very quick and sensitive to time demands, and have a very clear way of measuring and calibrating risk."
  • Litigation: Products Liability (Nationwide): “They are very pragmatic and very good at wearing their client's business hat."
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Nationwide): "They are extremely business savvy and understand the interplay between business objectives and legal advice.”
  • Corporate/Commercial (Ontario – The Elite): “A dominant force.”
  • Real Estate (Ontario): “Tremendous client service.”

Chambers Canada is published annually. The guide recommends lawyers and law firms in over 40 specialist practice areas across Canada.