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April 2021

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Canadian LAW AWARDS 2021 36 Thank you to our esteemed judges for lending their time and expertise to help recognize and celebrate excellence in the legal profession. 2021 JUDGES GERRY APOSTOLATOS Lawyer, Partner- Montreal; Immediate past co-Chair of Board of Directors Langlois lawyers, LLP MARC B. BARBEAU Chair of the Firm Stikeman Elliott LLP STEPHEN BENEY Managing Partner Bereskin & Parr LLP MARK T. BENNETT Managing Partner Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP LILAC BOSMA Senior Vice President and General Counsel HSBC Bank Canada LYDIA BUGDEN, QC CEO & Managing Partner Stewart McKelvey LYNN BURNS Executive Director Pro Bono Ontario GORDON CAPERN Partner Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP OLIVIER CHOUC Vice-President, Law CN - Law and Office of the Corporate Secretary Canadian National Railway Company JEFFREY COHEN Managing Partner Torkin Manes LLP GEORGE COOPER, QC Chief Executive Officer and Partner Cox & Palmer BINDU CUDJOE SVP and General Counsel & Corporate Secretary CWB Financial Group and Vice President Women General Counsel Canada TOM CURRY Managing Partner Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP STEPHEN J. D'AGOSTINO Managing Partner Thomson Rogers JEFF DAVIS Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan DANIEL DESJARDINS AD.E Chairman Bombardier Transportation Bombardier Inc PETER FELDBERG Firm Managing Partner Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP YONNI FUSHMAN Executive Vice President, CLO & Secretary, Aecon Group Inc. and Past Chair, Ontario Bar Association's Construction and Infrastructure Law section FERNANDO GARCIA Vice President, Legal Cargojet KARA RUSSELL GOLDSMITH Senior Legal Counsel Rogers Communications Inc. MATTHEW GOTTLIEB Managing Partner Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP DEBORAH GREENBERG Chief Information Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Quebec Chapter Leader - Women General Counsel Canada DAVID GUNASEKERA Managing Partner DuMoulin Black LLP ELSPETH HAGAN General Counsel, Global Compliance, McCain Foods Limited and President - Women General Counsel Canada SHARON HAWARD- LAIRD General Counsel BMO Financial Group DR. IAN HOLLOWAY PC QC PHD Professor and Dean of Law The University of Calgary SHARI HOSAKI Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary - Legal Affairs HarperCollins Canada and Harlequin CHARLES E. HURDON Managing Partner - Canada Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP DOMINIQUE HUSSEY Vice Chair, Toronto Managing Partner Bennett Jones LLP PHILIPPE JOHNSON Managing Partner, Montreal Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP MELISSA KENNEDY Executive Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer, Sun Life Financial and Founding Member, Legal Leaders for Diversity JEFFREY JAY KAY Q.C. Managing Partner Farris LLP KEVIN J. KILEY Managing Partner McInnes Cooper LYNN KORBAK General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Toromont Industries Ltd. JAMES KOSA Partner, Technology and IP WeirFoulds LLP JUSTIN KUTYAN National Leader and Senior Partner KPMG Law LLP KEITH DAVID LABOSSIERE CEO & Managing Partner Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP MICHAEL LADHA Legal Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro DALE H. LASTMAN, C.M. Chair Goodmans LLP KIKELOMO LAWAL Executive Vice-President and Chief Legal Officer CIBC MARK LE BLANC General Counsel TVO JEAN-FRANÇOIS LEGAULT Chief Legal & Risk Officer and Corporate Secretary VIA Rail Canada TONY LINARDI General Counsel Golder Associates Ltd. AV MAHARAJ Vice President HR, Corporate and Legal Affairs KraftHeinz Canada BLAIR MCCREADIE Managing Partner, Toronto Dentons Canada LLP ANDREW MCLAUGHLIN Vice President – Legal Affairs & General Counsel Major Drilling ASHOK MENEN Investigation Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission and Director, South Asian Bar Association of Toronto JOHN G. MURPHY National Managing Partner & CEO Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) PETER V. NGUYEN SVP Legal, Associate General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary, Descartes Systems Group and Founder, GC Forum KERRY O'REILLY WILKS Chief Officer, Legal, Regulatory & External Affairs TransAlta Corporation

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