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Awards

Thursday, September 22, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  


■ Gordon Giffin, former U.S. ambassador to Canada from 1997 to 2001, has been awarded the Governor General’s Medallion in recognition of his contribution to the Canada-U.S. relationship. Giffin, now chair of Dentons’ U.S. public policy and regulation practice, received the medal from Governor General David Johnston in an Aug. 16 private ceremony. “With your strong personal ties to our country, you have established business and political connections throughout the years that have brought tremendous benefit to both nations,” Johnston said.

Moves

■ Sherrard Kuzz LLP has hired four new associates. Andrew Brown, Edward Snetsinger, Natasha Zervoudakis and Jessica Wuergler join one of Canada’s leading employment and labour law firms exclusively representing the interests of management.

■ Corey Critch has joined Dutton Brock as an associate, with a focus on insurance defence.

■ Robins Appleby has added new associate Aaron Rosenberg to its litigation group. He will focus on business law litigation, with an emphasis on construction, property, contract and employment disputes.

■ Natalie Carrothers has joined Lerners LLP’s London office as an associate. Carrothers will practise health law and commercial litigation.

■ Fasken Martineau has added new partner Magali Cournoyer-Proulx to its labour, employment and human rights group in its Montreal office. Cournoyer-Proulx has more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer. She specializes primarily in individual employment relationships.