16 Lavery Partners are Listed in The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory

Montreal, June 16, 2010 – Lavery is pleased to announce that Thomson Carswell’s Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory 2010 (14th edition) recommends 16 of the firm’s partners as leading practitioners in Canada in their field of expertise. The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory is the most comprehensive guide to legal talent in Canada and is a resource of choice for corporate counsels and Canadian and American law firms in need of leading edge legal expertise.

The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory identifies the leading firms and lawyers in more than 60 practice areas based on the results of an exhaustive annual peer-review survey completed by more than a thousand respected legal professionals and a wide range of well-informed clients. Lavery’s lawyers are recommended in fields such as labour and employment, energy law, aboriginal law, mining law, medical liability, insurance litigation, professional liability and directors’ liability, financial institutions law, environmental law and technology and e-business law.

Élise Poisson, Lavery’s Managing Partner, stated that: “This recognition reflects these lawyers’ and our team’s quality of work and dedication. I would like to congratulate our 16 lawyers for their contribution to our clients’ success and to the development of our service offers.”

The following Lavery lawyers are recommended in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2010:

Pierre L. Baribeau - Employment Law (Management) / Labour Relations (Management)
Ann Bigué - Aboriginal Law /Energy (Electricity)
Michel Blouin - Mining
René Branchaud - Mining
Paul Cartier - Litigation – Commercial Insurance / Litigation – Product Liability
Pierre Denis - Asset Equipment Finance / Leasing
Jean Hébert - Litigation – Commercial Insurance
Jean-François Hotte - Employment Law (Management) / Labour Relations (Management)
Odette Jobin-Laberge - Litigation – Commercial Insurance
Robert W. Mason - Litigation – Commercial Insurance / Litigation – Product Liability
Jacques Nols - Medical Negligence (Defendants)
J. Vincent O’Donnell - Litigation – Commercial Insurance / Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability / Litigation – Product Liability / Professional Liability
Louis Payette - Banking & Financial Institutions
Jean Saint-Onge - Litigation - Class Actions / Litigation – Commercial Insurance
André Vautour - Computer & IT Law / Technology Transactions
Michel Yergeau - Environmental Law

For more information, please visit LEXPERT’s website at: www.lexpert.ca/directory.

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