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Gowling WLG grows team

Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 2:37 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

As of the first of the year, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP has 19 new partners.

They come from a wide range practice areas including commercial litigation, Indigenous law, real estate, trademark law, intellectual property, tax, labour and corporate finance.

“Every day, these accomplished professionals use their exceptional talent to deliver the highest level of legal service to our clients in Canada and around the world,” said Peter Lukasiewicz, CEO of Gowling WLG Canada.

“I extend my congratulations to each of them on their achievement and look forward to their continued contribution to the success of our global firm.”

The new partners are:

  • Roberto Aburto — commercial litigation, Ottawa
  • Mila Badran — commercial litigation, Montreal
  • Jeremy Bouchard — Indigenous law, Ottawa
  • Darrell Daley — real estate, Ottawa
  • Matthew Estabrooks — commercial litigation, Ottawa
  • Jahmiah Ferdinand-Hodkin — commercial litigation, Ottawa
  • Laura Gomez — advertising and product regulatory, Ottawa
  • James Green — IP litigation/trademarks, Toronto
  • Carl Hinzmann — tax, Toronto
  • Kiernan Murphy — IP litigation, Ottawa
  • Jodi Murray — medical defence, Ottawa
  • Christopher Oates — advertising and product regulatory, Toronto
  • Paul Seaman — Indigenous law, Vancouver
  • Denis Silva — corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and private equity, Vancouver
  • Jordan Smith — employment, labour and equalities, Waterloo Region
  • Craig Stehr — employment, labour and equalities, Ottawa
  • Melissa Tehrani — advertising and product regulatory, Montreal
  • Lindsay Wong — infrastructure and construction law, Toronto
  • Sonia Ziesche — patents, Vancouver.