Focus On


Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM  

■ Jeffrey Roode is a new partner in Miller Thomson’s Toronto office. Roode practises corporate/commercial litigation and information technology law with a focus on the payments and Fintech industries. He has acted for payment networks, banks, merchants, processors, startups, service providers and others in a wide variety of commercial transactions.

■ Dutton Brock LLP has hired two new partners, Eric Adams and Christopher Martyr. Adams’ practice focuses on insurance coverage disputes, defence and subrogation, including product liability, personal injury, professional liability, disability; first-party property and transportation. Martyr has a general insurance defence litigation practice and has acted on behalf of insurers on various personal injury, general liability, property and subrogation issues in addition to providing opinions on insurance coverage issues.

■ John Campion has joined Gardiner Roberts LLP as a partner. Campion will work with the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution group and as head of the class action practice.

■ Harry Freeman has joined Sherrard Kuzz LLP as counsel. Freeman is former vice-chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board. He has spent the past 12 years in private practice as a labour lawyer.

■ Ryan Copeland is a new partner with Vancouver’s Roper Greyell LLP. Copeland, who joined the firm in 2008, focuses on all areas of workplace law. He has previously worked in construction and as a lumberjack and while in university he managed and led a 20-person forest firefighting crew.