Transportation and regulatory lawyer Lucia Stuhldreier joins McMillan's Vancouver Office  

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December 2016

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We are pleased to announce that Lucia Stuhldreier will be joining the firm’s Regulatory Group, effective December 1, 2016.

Lucia joins as a partner and will be working out of the Vancouver office.

“We are pleased that Lucia is joining the team.  She brings a wealth of experience and I’m sure our regulatory practice will benefit from her insight and industry influence,” says Mark Opashinov, National Coordinator, Regulatory Group.

Prior to working at McMillan, Lucia was a partner in Aikins MacAulay & Thorvaldson’s transportation practice. She advises on administrative law and litigation, particularly in regard to rail, trucking and aviation.  Her industry knowledge is primarily focused on agriculture, forestry and energy.

She also has advised on regulatory issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions and agricultural marketing boards, and regularly advises transportation industry businesses and associations under the Canada Transportation Act and the Competition Act. She is experienced in the licensing and certification of air carriers under the Canada Transportation Act and in enforcement proceedings under the Aeronautics Act.

 “Lucia joins a team of experts who cover all transportation modes: rail, marine, terminals and intermediaries, trucking, aviation and aeronautics, and logistics. She is a talented and well-regarded lawyer who adds industry breadth to our practice and expands our wide range of product offerings in transportation and regulatory matters, " says François Tougas, Co-Chair of the firm’s Transportation Group.

Lucia is a former instructor for the Transport Institute in the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, where she taught transportation law. Lucia was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1998 after studying law at the University of Manitoba, where she also obtained a Bachelor of Arts. 

Please join us in welcoming Lucia. We wish her every success in her new role and are extremely pleased to gain her experience and expertise.

We encourage you to introduce yourself and welcome her to the McMillan team. Connect with Lucia at lucia.stuhldreier@mcmillan.ca.