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Blaney McMurtry promotes four associates to partner

Thursday, February 07, 2019 @ 12:35 PM | By John Chunn


Blaney McMurtry LLP announced that four associates have become partners of the firm.

Michael Gilburt is a member of the firm’s corporate and commercial group and commercial leasing group. According to the firm’s press release, Gilburt’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial leasing. He has extensive experience with drafting and negotiating commercial leases and all ancillary documentation on behalf of both tenants and landlords in respect of retail, industrial and office properties, as well as providing advice on a broad range of leasing-related issues relating to redevelopments, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, defaults and termination. In his corporate practice, Gilburt reviews and drafts a wide variety of commercial agreements such as consultant, licensing and service agreements for clients ranging in size from startups to global enterprises.

Aaron Grossman is a member of the commercial litigation group. He acts as both an advocate in the courtroom and well as a guide to negotiated resolutions for his clients. Senior counsel at the firm seek out Grossman for assistance with complex claims in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, real estate litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, construction law and professional negligence.

Alexandra Teodorescu is a member of the commercial litigation group. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation and insolvency, including restructurings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and bankruptcies and proposals under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. She regularly advises and represents clients with respect to contractual disputes, creditors’ rights, construction matters and enforcement proceedings at both the trial and appellate level.

Aly Virani is a member of the wills and estates group and family law group. His practice focuses on providing solutions to complex personal matters at the intersection of these two distinct areas. Skilled at crafting wills, trusts, marriage contracts and powers of attorney, Virani also provides guardianship advice and acts on behalf of private clients, charities, trust companies and the Public Guardian and Trustee. As a litigator, he has a track record of success, including a successful appeal at the Court of Appeal in 2018.