Canadian Lawyer

April 2021

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Canadian LAW AWARDS 2021 32 CLASS ACTION TEAM OF THE YEAR METHODOLOGY COMMERCIAL LITIGATION TEAM OF THE YEAR Auger Garnier Frédérick, BGA Avocats, McCarthy Tétrault LLP Brousseau v. Abbott Laboratories (Biaxin) Bennett Jones LLP Winder v. Marriott International Inc. Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) Fortin v. Mazda Canada Inc. Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), Eric K. Gillespie, Murray Klippenstein and Kathleen Coulter Good v. Toronto Police Services Board Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, Siskinds LLP Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Class Action Hundreds of nominations received from firms and legal departments across the nation. The Awards research team review all nominations, applying its own knowledge and some third-party information, to identify the outstanding firms, teams, individuals, deals or cases in each category that receive Excellence Awards. Corresponding announcements are made across media outlets. The second phase of the research process involves Excellence Award submissions being forwarded to the extensive independent judging panel for scoring against strict criteria. Judges' scores are aggregated to produce a single Gold Winner in each category, a process that is fully verified by independent auditors PwC. Gold Winners are announced during the virtual Canadian Law Awards event on May 20, 2021. Arvay Finlay LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), Caza Saikaley S.R.L./LLP, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Gall Legge Grant Zwack LLP, Grant Kovacs Norell, JFK Law Corporation, Lawson Lundell LLP, MacKenzie Fujisawa LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, NG Ariss Fong, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Ratcliff and Company LLP, White Raven Law Corporation Coldwater Indian Band, et al. v. Attorney General of Canada, et al. Attorney General of Quebec, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Torys LLP, Vincent Karim and Ricardo Hrtschan Hydro-Québec v. Matta Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) Attorney General of British Columbia v. Attorney General of Canada (B.C.) Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Woods LLP 9354-9186 Québec inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp. Dentons Canada LLP, Fillmore Riley LLP Canadian National Railway Company v. John Doe CASE AWARDS Judged on a single case's size and complexity and the extent to which it set new standards of excellence in the delivery of legal services by the team

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