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Norton Rose promotes 11 lawyers in Canada to partner

Thursday, January 07, 2021 @ 3:08 PM | By John Chunn

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright on Jan. 6 announced that 11 Canadian lawyers were among 47 of its lawyers to receive promotions to partner in locations around the world.

According to its press release, Norton Rose promoted 25 female lawyers globally, representing 53 per cent of the promotions.

Promotion details, including name, practice and location of new Canadian partners:

Heather Cameron, labour and employment, Ottawa; Kate Findlay, litigation and disputes, Toronto; Jennifer Hodgins, labour and employment, Toronto; Renée Loiselle, corporate, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and securities, Montreal; Kaitlin Long, litigation and disputes, Calgary; Michael Manhas, litigation and disputes, Vancouver; Laila Paszti, corporate, M&A and securities/data protection, privacy and cybersecurity Toronto; Noah Schein, banking and finance, Toronto; Aaron Stephenson, bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency/litigation and disputes, Calgary; Liza Volpiana, real estate, Vancouver; and Rowan Weaver, corporate, M&A and securities, Toronto.

“I would like to congratulate this impressive group of lawyers on this accomplishment,” said global chief executive Gary Pecht. “Practising in 22 offices across 11 countries on six continents, these lawyers reflect the truly global nature of Norton Rose Fulbright and its wide range of client offerings. Most importantly, our firm’s continued focus on diversity and inclusion is showing positive results, with female lawyers accounting for more than half of our promotions.”