Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Guillaume Lavoie, a business law partner at the firm, has received the Rising Star Award given out by the Legal Lexpert Directory, during a gala that was held in Toronto on November 19, 2015. This Canada-wide contest pays tribute to lawyers under 40 who are considered rising stars in the legal profession in Canada. The winners are selected based on rigorous and well-delineated criteria: professional accomplishments, leadership, contribution to firm profitability, business acumen, vision, education and awards, and teamwork.
Guillaume Lavoie’s practice focuses on private equity and venture capital. He has developed considerable expertise in setting up investment funds and specializes in structuring complex international funds. He regularly acts as lead legal counsel to fund managers in their fundraising efforts and their investments in Canada, the United States, Europe, and elsewhere in the World.
"Guillaume Lavoie has excellent professional and human qualities that make him a legal expert respected by his clients and colleagues. Lexperthas acknowledged these qualities by giving him the Rising StarAward. Guillaume is truly an example of professionalism and thoroughness in a demanding profession while still giving back to the community through his numerous involvements in foundations and non-profit organizations, which make him a great asset to Lavery", said Don McCarty, Lavery’s Managing Partner.
For more information, please visit the Lexpert Rising Starswebsite at www.lexpert.ca/rising-stars/award-winners.