Canadian Lawyer InHouse

August/September 2021

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Page 30 of 43 29 lawyers are bilingual, trained in civil and common law, and called to the bar in various jurisdictions in Canada, the U.S., France, and England. After recruiting former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Clément Gascon in 2020, Woods recently welcomed Sylvain Rigaud. Widely regarded as a leading insolvency practitioner in Canada, he strengthens and expands the accomplishments of Woods' already well-established insolvency group. Recent work by the team has included some of Canada's most prominent insolvency and restructuring cases. Lawyer Caroline Biron says that in recent years, the firm has steadily grown its international arbitration practice. Woods is one of the few firms in Canada with an international arbitration practice. Ten years ago, when Stephen Drymer joined the firm, he was the sole lawyer working in that area, she says. The firm now has seven lawyers working in international arbitration. Newly-appointed "They are professional in the way they do business, they are responsive to our requests or any needs we have, and they are thoughtful in the work they do." Anthony Marinello, SS&C Technologies (A client of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP) Smart Litigation. What a year. Stockwoods is proud to be recognized by Canadian Lawyer for the sixth time as one of the top ten litigation boutiques in Canada. DOUBLE VAXXED AND FULL OF HARDWARE. partner Eric Bédard is also an active member of the Canadian and international arbitration community. He notably joined Arbitration Place's NextGen Roster in April 2021, bringing a wide range of expertise, skills, and experi- ence to the roster.

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