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McMillan Achieves an Impressive 146 Rankings in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

News Aug 26, 2021

McMillan is proud to announce that the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada names 89 lawyers as ‘Leaders’ and nine as ‘Ones to Watch’ in their respective fields. This recognition by industry peers covers an expansive 37 practice areas, reflecting the Firm’s strength as a full-service business law firm.

Yonatan (Yoni) Petel has also been recognized as Montréal’s Asset-Based Lending Lawyer of the Year. Yoni is a Partner in McMillan’s Financial Services and Business Law Groups in Montréal, with a practice focusing on all types of commercial, corporate and structured finance transactions.

“We congratulate Yoni on this great achievement,” said Shari Munk-Manel, Office Management Partner, Montréal. “Yoni is a valued Partner in our Firm’s Financial Services Group and is a key contributor to the Firm here in Montréal and across the other offices. He is an exceptionally skilled and thoughtful lawyer who prioritizes client service and professional excellence. We are honoured that he has been recognized by his peers for this award.”

Congratulations to:

*Denotes “Ones to Watch”

Indigenous Law

  • Robin Junger, Vancouver

Administrative and Public Law

  • Adam Chisholm, Toronto
  • Robin Junger, Vancouver

Advertising and Marketing Law

  • Daniel Edmondstone, Toronto
  • Janine MacNeil, Toronto
  • James Musgrove, Toronto
  • Joshua Krane, Toronto

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Robert Wisner, Toronto

Asset-Based Lending Practice

  • Paul Avis, Toronto
  • Keith Hanna, Montréal
  • John Morrison, Vancouver
  • Yonatan Petel, Montréal
  • Jeffrey Rogers, Toronto

Aviation Law

  • Glenn Grenier, Toronto

Banking and Finance Law

  • Paul Avis, Toronto
  • Patrice Beaudin, Montréal
  • Eric Friedman, Toronto
  • Julie Han, Toronto
  • Keith Hanna, Montréal
  • Max Mendelsohn, Montréal
  • John Morrison, Vancouver
  • Jill Pereira, Vancouver
  • Yonatan Petel, Montréal
  • Jeffrey Rogers, Toronto
  • James Sutcliffe, Vancouver
  • David Thring, Toronto
  • Don Waters, Toronto

Class Action Litigation

  • Teresa Dufort, Toronto
  • Sidney Elbaz, Montréal
  • David Kent, Toronto
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto
  • Lisa Parliament, Toronto

Commercial Leasing Law

  • Mervyn Allen, Toronto

Competition / Antitrust Law

  • Neil Campbell, Toronto
  • David Kent, Toronto
  • Joshua Krane, Toronto
  • James Musgrove, Toronto
  • Mark Opashinov, Toronto
  • Guy Pinsonnault, Ottawa
  • Francois Tougas, Vancouver
  • Éric Vallières, Montréal

Construction Law

  • Jason Annibale, Toronto
  • Geza Banfai, Toronto
  • Annik Forristal, Toronto
  • Glenn Grenier, Toronto
  • Preet Saini, Calgary*

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

  • Carina Chiu, Vancouver*
  • Joséane Chrétien, Montréal
  • Sidney Elbaz, Montréal
  • Samantha Gordon, Toronto*
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto
  • Blair McRadu, Vancouver*
  • Preet Saini, Calgary*
  • Mark Skwarok, Vancouver

Corporate Law

  • Paul Davis, Toronto
  • Carl De Vuono, Toronto
  • David Dunlop, Toronto
  • Craig Harkness, Calgary
  • Greg McIlwain, Calgary
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver
  • Leila Rafi, Toronto
  • David Rosentzveig, Montréal
  • Tom Theodorakis, Vancouver
  • Michael Whitcombe, Toronto
  • Enda Wong, Montréal
  • Stephen Wortley, Vancouver

Energy Law

  • Robin Junger, Vancouver
  • Timothy Murphy, Toronto
  • Mike Richmond, Toronto
  • Jody Wivcharuk, Calgary

Energy Regulatory Law

  • Robin Junger, Vancouver

Environmental Law

  • Talia Gordner, Toronto
  • Robin Junger, Vancouver

Equipment Finance Law

  • Patrice Beaudin, Montréal
  • Peter Willis, Toronto

Franchise Law

  • Brad Hanna, Toronto
  • Andrae Marrocco, Toronto

Gaming Law

  • Desmond Balakrishnan, Vancouver

Information Technology Law

  • Pablo Tseng, Vancouver

Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

  • Stephen Brown-Okruhlik, Toronto*
  • Émile Catimel-Marchand, Montréal*
  • Brett Harrison, Toronto
  • Jeffrey Levine, Toronto
  • Adam Maerov, Calgary
  • Max Mendelsohn, Montréal
  • Waël Rostom, Toronto
  • Vicki Tickle, Vancouver
  • Tushara Weerasooriya, Toronto

Intellectual Property Law

  • Keith Bird, Toronto
  • Peter Giddens, Toronto
  • Sharon Groom, Toronto

International Arbitration

  • Robert Wisner, Toronto

International Trade and Finance Law

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

Labour and Employment Law

  • Dianne Rideout, Vancouver

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

  • Georges Dubé, Toronto
  • Michael Whitcombe, Toronto

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  • Paul Barbeau, Calgary
  • Bruno Caron, Montréal
  • John Clifford, Toronto
  • Paul Davis, Toronto
  • Georges Dubé, Toronto
  • Sandra Knowler, Vancouver
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver
  • Tom Theodorakis, Vancouver
  • Michael Whitcombe, Toronto
  • Stephen Wortley, Vancouver

Mining Law

  • Georges Dubé, Toronto
  • Cory Kent, Vancouver
  • Stephen Wortley, Vancouver
  • Bernhard Zinkhofer, Vancouver

Natural Resources Law

  • Tom Theodorakis, Vancouver
  • Bernhard Zinkhofer, Vancouver

Privacy and Data Security Law

  • Lyndsay Wasser, Toronto

Product Liability Law

  • Sidney Elbaz, Montréal
  • Teresa Dufort, Toronto
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto
  • Lisa Parliament, Toronto

Project Finance Law

  • Julie Han, Toronto
  • Ahsan Mirza, Toronto
  • Timothy Murphy, Toronto
  • Yonatan Petel, Montréal
  • Candy Saga, Vancouver
  • Peter Willis, Toronto

Real Estate Law

  • Mitchell Allison, Calgary*
  • Damon Chisholm, Vancouver
  • Sean Coughlin, Toronto*
  • Mary Flynn-Guglietti, Toronto
  • Craig Harkness, Calgary
  • Sonia Rainville, Montréal
  • David Ross, Toronto
  • William Rowlands, Toronto
  • David Slan, Toronto

Securities Law

  • Bruno Caron, Montréal
  • Paul Davis, Toronto
  • Georges Dubé, Toronto
  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver
  • Mark Skwarok, Vancouver
  • Michael Taylor, Vancouver

Structured Finance Law

  • Patrice Beaudin, Montréal
  • Don Waters, Toronto
  • Peter Willis, Toronto

Tax Law

  • Peter Botz, Vancouver
  • Ted Thiessen, Calgary
  • Jamie M. Wilks, Toronto
  • Mickey M. Yaksich, Toronto

Technology Law

  • Leo Raffin, Vancouver

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