Lexpert names Brett Stewart as one of its 2014 Rising Stars 

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November 21, 2014

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McMillan is pleased to announce that Corporate and Commercial Law Group partner Brett Stewart has been recognized as one of Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.

"We congratulate Brett on this significant achievement. Brett continually demonstrates the attributes of a leader – always focused on client needs, developing strong internal teams and providing innovative solutions," says David Dunlop, National Group Coordinator, Business Law of McMillan's Toronto office. She is a bright and talented lawyer and we are delighted that she has been recognized by her peers."

Brett's practice focuses on assisting domestic and foreign clients with negotiated transactions including mergers and acquisitions, asset and share sales, corporate reorganizations, private placements, private equity financings, venture capital financings and management buyouts. She is a member of the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association and the Executive Committee of Canadian Women in Private Equity.

The Lexpert Rising Stars award recognizes legal leaders under 40 who are nominated by their peers on criteria such as leadership, professional achievements, business acumen, adaptability, teamwork and interpersonal skills.