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Woods Lawyers Named Among the 2023 Best Lawyers in Canada Across the Dispute Resolution Practices

2022-08-24

Woods is honoured to have fifteen team members acknowledged for their excellence in litigation, arbitration, and insolvency, demonstrating the firm's versatility and tradition of excellence in resolving the most complex domestic and international disputes. Additionally, two lawyers, the Honourable Clément Gascon and Patrick Ouellet, received the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year” after achieving the highest level of peer review in Montreal.

Best Lawyers™ is one of the most prestigious legal peer-review publications. This honour reflects the high esteem in which the members of the firm are held by the legal community.

Lawyer of the Year

The Honourable Clément Gascon          Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law;
Patrick Ouellet                                          Bet-the-Company Litigation & Class Action Litigation.

 

The lawyers recognized as leaders are:

Olivier Archambault-Lafond * - Defamation and Media Law;

Eric Bédard - corporate and commercial litigation and Labour and employment law;

Caroline Biron, ASC - corporate and commercial litigation, class actions litigation, director and officer liability practice and product liability law;

Bogdan Catanu - Appelate Practice, corporate and commercial litigation and international arbitration;

Marie-Louise Delisle - corporate and commercial litigation;

Bogdan-Alexandru (Alex) Dobrota - corporate and commercial litigation, insolvency law and financial restructuring and class action litigation;

Stephen L. Drymer - international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution;

Hon. Clément Gascon - alternative dispute resolution, corporate and commercial litigation and insolvency and financial restructuring law;

Hon. Joseph R. Nuss, C.M., Q.C., Ad.E., FCIArb - alternative dispute resolution;

Patrick Ouellet - corporate and commercial litigation, appellate practice, Bet-The-Company Litigation, director and officer liability practice, class actions litigation and construction law;

Sylvain Rigaud - insolvency and financial restructuring law and corporate and commercial litigation;

Louis Seveno - corporate and commercial litigation and class action litigation;

Richard Vachon - corporate and commercial litigation, defamation and media law, product liability law and labour and employment law;

Sylvain A. Vauclair - insolvency and financial restructuring law as well as corporate and commercial litigation;

James A. Woods,Ad.E. - Bet-The-Company Litigation, corporate and commercial litigation, defamation and media law, directors' and officers' liability, labour and employment law, legal malpractice law, securities law, class actions litigation, appellate practice, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.


* lawyer first listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada.