McMillan Recognized for 114 Rankings in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada  

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August 2020

The 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada names 72 McMillan lawyers as leaders in their respective fields. This recognition by industry peers covers an expansive 33 practice areas, reflecting the Firm’s strength as a full-service business law firm. In addition, Max Mendelsohn and John D. Morrison have been recognized as Lawyer of the Year.

Max, a partner in the firm’s Insolvency and Restructuring group in Montreal, is recognized as Montreal’s Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Lawyer of the Year. John, a partner in the firm’s Financial Services and Project Finance groups in Vancouver, is recognized as Vancouver’s Asset-Based Lending Lawyer of the Year.

We are proud to acknowledge the following Firm lawyers who are listed as Best Lawyers for the first time in this edition:

  • Jason J. Annibale, Toronto – Construction Law
  • Patrice Beaudin, Montreal – Equipment Finance
  • Charles Chevrette, Montreal – Corporate Law; Technology Law
  • Damon Chisholm, Vancouver – Real Estate Law
  • Paul D. Davis, Toronto – Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities Law
  • Georges Dubé, Toronto – Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Mining Law; Securities Law
  • Teresa Dufort, Toronto – Class Action Litigation
  • Sidney Elbaz, Montreal – Corporate and Commercial Litigation  
  • Julie Han, Toronto – Banking and Finance Law; Project Finance Law                        
  • Brett G. Harrison, Toronto – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Kosta Kostic, Montreal – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Jeff Levine, Toronto – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Adam Maerov, Calgary – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto – Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Timothy John Murphy, Toronto – Project Finance Law
  • Lisa Parliament, Toronto – Class Action Litigation
  • Jill Pereira, Toronto – Banking and Finance Law
  • Yonatan Petel, Montreal – Project Finance Law
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Michel M. Ranger, Montreal – Tax Law
  • Tom Theodorakis, Vancouver – Mergers and Acquisitions Law  
  • Tushara Weerasooriya, Toronto – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Jody Wivcharuk, Calgary – Energy Law
  • Michael P. Whitcombe, Toronto – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Bernhard J. Zinkhofer, Vancouver – Mining Law

Following is the full list of McMillan lawyers recognized in this year’s edition:

Aboriginal Law

  • Robin Junger, Vancouver

Advertising and Marketing Law

  • Daniel G. Edmondstone, Toronto
  • Janine MacNeil, Toronto
  • James B. Musgrove, Toronto

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Robert Wisner, Toronto

Asset-Based Lending Practice

  • Paul J. Avis, Toronto
  • John D. Morrison, Vancouver
  • R.D. Jeffrey Rogers, Toronto
  • Yonatan Petel, Montreal

Aviation Law

  • Glenn Grenier, Toronto

Banking and Finance Law

  • Paul J. Avis, Toronto
  • Patrice Beaudin, Montreal
  • Eric B. Friedman, Toronto
  • Julie Han, Toronto
  • Max Mendelsohn, Montreal
  • John D. Morrison, Vancouver
  • Jill R. Pereira, Vancouver
  • Yonatan Petel, Montreal
  • R.D. Jeffrey Rogers, Toronto
  • James E. Sutcliffe, Vancouver
  • David E. Thring, Toronto
  • Don M.E. Waters, Toronto

Class Action Litigation

  • Teresa Dufort, Toronto
  • Sidney Elbaz, Montreal
  • David W. Kent, Toronto
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto
  • Lisa Parliament, Toronto

Competition / Antitrust Law

  • A. Neil Campbell, Toronto
  • David W. Kent, Toronto
  • James B. Musgrove, Toronto
  • Mark Opashinov, Toronto
  • Guy Pinsonnault, Ottawa
  • Francois E.J. Tougas, Vancouver
  • Éric Vallières, Montreal

Construction Law

  • Jason J. Annibale, Toronto
  • Geza R. Banfai, Toronto
  • Glenn Grenier, Toronto

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

  • Joséane Chrétien, Montreal
  • Sidney Elbaz, Montreal
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto
  • Mark L. Skwarok, Vancouver

Corporate Law

  • Charles Chevrette, Montreal
  • Paul D. Davis, Toronto
  • David R. Dunlop, Toronto
  • Margaret C. McNee, Toronto
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver
  • Leila Rafi, Toronto
  • David L. Rosentzveig, Montreal
  • Michael P. Whitcombe, Toronto

Energy Law

  • Timothy John Murphy, Toronto
  • Jody L. Wivcharuk, Calgary

Energy Regulatory Law

  • Karl E. Gustafson QC, Vancouver

Environmental Law

  • Robin M. Junger, Vancouver

Equipment Finance Law

  • Patrice Beaudin, Montreal
  • Peter A. Willis, Toronto

Franchise Law

  • Andrae Marrocco

Gaming Law

  • Desmond M. Balakrishnan, Vancouver

Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

  • Michael J. Hanlon, Montreal
  • Brett G. Harrison, Toronto
  • Jeffrey Levine, Toronto
  • Adam C. Maerov, Calgary
  • Max Mendelsohn, Montreal
  • Waël Rostom, Toronto
  • Vicki Tickle, Vancouver
  • Tushara Weerasooriya, Toronto

Intellectual Property Law

  • Keith Bird, Toronto
  • Peter Giddens, Toronto

International Arbitration

  • Robert Wisner, Toronto

International Trade and Finance Law

  • A. Neil Campbell, Toronto
  • Jonathan O’Hara, Ottawa

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

  • Michael P. Whitcombe, Toronto

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  • Charles Chevrette, Montreal
  • Paul D. Davis, Toronto
  • Georges Dubé, Toronto
  • Kosta Kostic, Montreal
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver
  • Tom Theodorakis, Vancouver
  • Michael P. Whitcombe, Toronto
  • Stephen D. Wortley, Vancouver

Mining Law

  • Georges Dubé, Toronto
  • Stephen D. Wortley, Vancouver
  • Bernhard J. Zinkhofer, Vancouver

Mutual Funds Law

  • Margaret C. McNee, Toronto

Natural Resources Law

  • Tom Theodorakis, Vancouver
  • Bernhard J. Zinkhofer, Vancouver

Product Liability Law

  • Teresa Dufort, Toronto
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto
  • Lisa Parliament, Toronto

Project Finance Law

  • Julie Han, Toronto
  • Timothy John Murphy, Toronto
  • Yonatan Petel, Montreal
  • Peter A. Willis, Toronto

Real Estate Law

  • Damon Chisholm, Vancouver
  • Mary L. Flynn-Guglietti, Toronto
  • Sonia Rainville, Montreal
  • David N. Ross, Toronto
  • William A. Rowlands, Toronto
  • David E. Slan, Toronto

Securities Law

  • Paul D. Davis, Toronto
  • Georges Dubé, Toronto
  • Kosta Kostic, Montreal
  • Margaret C. McNee, Toronto
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver
  • Mark L. Skwarok, Vancouver
  • Michael H. Taylor, Vancouver

Structured Finance Law

  • Patrice Beaudin, Montreal
  • Don M.E. Waters, Toronto
  • Peter A. Willis, Toronto

Tax Law

  • Peter Botz, Vancouver
  • Michel Ranger, Montreal
  • Jamie M. Wilks, Toronto
  • Mickey M. Yaksich, Toronto

Technology Law

  • Charles Chevrette, Montreal
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver