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Twenty-two lawyers in Canada named Gowling WLG partners

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 12:40 PM | By John Chunn

Gowling WLG announced the admission of 22 legal professionals in Canada to its partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

The incoming partners possess a wide range of expertise across business law, litigation and intellectual property law.

“Our new partners are talented, hard-working individuals who consistently find innovative ways to put our clients first, said Peter Lukasiewicz, CEO of Gowling WLG Canada. “I congratulate them on this well-deserved career milestone and wish them all the best as they continue to advance their practices and strengthen our international firm.”

New partners in Toronto and their practice area:

Mariam Al-Shikarchy, tax; René Bissonnette, advertising and product regulatory/entertainment and sports; David Campbell, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity; Erin Farrell, commercial litigation, environmental; Josh Hanet, commercial litigation, product liability; and Lisa MacDonnell, real estate, financial services.

New partners in Ottawa and practice area:
Pierre Alary, tax; Nancy Deng, patents; Ruba El-Sayegh, medical defence; James Miller, medical defence; Sumiko Mori, patents; Eric Presseau, real estate; Brooke Smith, medical defence; and Andree Taylor, medical defence.

New partners in Montreal and practice area:

Charles Daviault, commercial litigation; and Nicolas Dubé, commercial litigation.

New partners in Calgary and practice area:

Zafar Jaffer, corporate finance, M&A, private equity; Ricki Johnston, commercial litigation; Marc Matras, commercial litigation, insurance; Erin Runnalls, commercial litigation, insurance; and Luke Wang, patents.

New partner in Vancouver:

Paulina Kam, real estate.