Canadian Law Firms on JD Supra, Eh…

ca.gifWith the recent arrival of Toronto-based law firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, we thought now might be a good time to introduce some of the Canadian lawyers and law firms publishing their legal content on JD Supra. Without further ado:

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Brand new to JD Supra: “Osler is recognized for the breadth and
depth of its practice in business law and is consistently ranked as one
of Canada’s top firms. We have leading lawyers in the specialized areas
that allow our clients to succeed in their business objectives and deep
industry expertise in the various sectors of the North American economy.With almost 500 lawyers working together from offices across
Canada in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal and Ottawa and our office in New
York, we undertake mandates that cross Canada’s internal borders as well
as mandates that cross international borders…”

–  Heenan Blaikie LLP

“With our outstanding track record in
business law, labour and employment law, litigation, tax law,
entertainment law and intellectual property, we deliver comprehensive
legal advice and innovative business solutions to clients across Canada
and abroad from our offices in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British
Columbia. In 2009, the firm opened a representative office in Singapore,
at the heart of the Asian market. Furthermore, with its reinforced
practice in Paris as of January 2011, Heenan Blaikie has become one of
the leading international business law firms operating in France…”

Thomas Heintzman – McCarthy Tetrault

Thomas G. Heintzman is senior counsel at
McCarthy Tetrault in Toronto. His practice focuses on litigation,
arbitration and mediation relating to corporate disputes, shareholder’s
rights, securities law, broadcasting/telecommunications and class
actions. He has been counsel in important actions, arbitrations, and
appeals before all levels of courts in many Canadian provinces as well
as the Supreme Court of Canada…


Clark Wilson LLP

Clark Wilson LLP, located in Vancouver
Canada, provides effective and practical legal advice on a comprehensive
range of commercial issues, including mergers and acquisitions,
corporate finance, real estate and trade. Our strong litigation and
dispute resolution team provides support in the courtroom or by way of
alternative dispute resolution when required. Our intellectual property
group advises on patents, trademarks, licensing and related issues in
the burgeoning area of technology law. And our tax lawyers can advise on
the structuring of transactions and business ownership to minimize
taxation….”

Davis LLP

“…a leading full-service law firm providing
comprehensive legal services to clients through our offices across
Canada and in Japan. We have more than 200 legal advisors and
consultants representing financial, corporate and government
organizations and individuals. Our highly specialized lawyers work in
integrated practice groups to seamlessly deliver cross-jurisdictional
advice


Ellyn Law LLP

“…a Toronto business litigation and arbitration
firm. We act on cases involving contracts, agency and distributorship,
trades disputes, shareholder disputes, oppression remedy, libel and
defamation, foreign judgment enforcement and foreign arbitral award
enforcement.”


Feldstein Family Law Group

After graduating from Osgoode Hall Law
School, Andrew Feldstein established Feldstein Family Law Group in 1994.
The firm has now grown to include ten Family Law lawyers and a strong,
dynamic support staff. As the senior lawyer in the firm, Andrew makes it
his personal goal to achieve optimal results for all Clients of the
firm. Andrew’s passion for Family Law has directed his practice to focus
exclusively on this area of law…

John McKeown – Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

John focuses on providing advocacy and advice
concerning intellectual property and related matters, including
protecting trade-marks, copyrights, patents, confidential information
and misleading advertising and claims under the Competition Act. He’s
certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a specialist in IP Law
(Trade Marks/Copyright)…

MBM Intellectual Property Law LLP

MBM Intellectual Property Law is a dynamic
and progressive law firm that practices exclusively in the area of
intellectual property, including the commercialization of technology and
the exploitation of knowledge. Our firm and our professional teams
have a wide range of services to offer in the intellectual property
arena. With offices throughout Canada, MBM coordinates clients’
intellectual property portfolios with the expertise available nationwide…


Reis Pagtakhan – Aikins Law

“Reis Pagtakhan practices primarily in the
area of immigration and business law. His extensive experience includes
obtaining temporary entry and permanent residency for business persons
and individuals coming to Canada from all over the world. Reis has lectured on and written papers for the Law Society of
Manitoba, the Manitoba Bar Association and the Community Legal
Education Association of Manitoba. He has presented position papers
before the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Immigration
Department officials…

Chris Bennett – Davis LLP

Chris Bennett is the head of Davis LLP’s
Trade-marks, Technology & Outsourcing, and Video Games &
Interactive Entertainment Law Practice Groups. He is also a member of
the firm’s Intellectual Property Law and Franchise & Distribution
Law Groups, and he is the Chair of the firm’s Environmental
Sustainability Task Force…

John Boscariol

Head of McCarthy Tetrault LLP’s International Trade and Investment Law Group & partner in the Litigation Group. John advises both private and public sector
clients on the application of international trade and investment
protection agreements, including the North American Free Trade
Agreement, the agreements of the World Trade Organization, bilateral
investment treaties, and regional and sectoral trade agreements. His
practice also focuses on other international trade matters, including
export and import controls, trade embargoes, blocking measures, economic
sanctions, defence controls, national security measures, anti-dumping,
countervail and safeguard measures, anti-corruption laws, government
procurement, and all customs tariff and enforcement issues…

Margot Patterson – FMC Law

Margot practises with the Communications Law,
Entertainment | Sports | Media, and Intellectual Property Practice
Groups in the Ottawa office of Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP…

Tracey Tremayne-Lloyd – Gardiner Roberts LLP, GR Health Law

Tracey Tremayne-Lloyd (TTL) is a Certified
Specialist in Health Law and has been practicing health law for over two
decades. She is currently the Chair of the Health Law Group of the
multidisciplinary Toronto firm of Gardiner Roberts LLP…

Erik Magraken – MacIsaac & Company

“Erik
is a Personal Injury and ICBC Claims lawyer with the British Columbia
law-firm MacIsaac & Company. He restricts his practice exclusively
to plaintiff-only
personal injury and ICBC claims with a particular emphasis on claims
involving orthopaedic injuries, complex soft tissue injuries. brain
injuries and spinal cord injuries…”

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), the largest
full-service Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best
possible results for all our clients. With more than 750 lawyers,
intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in six
offices, BLG provides corporate, litigation and intellectual property
solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. And
as a bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common
and civil law systems in Canada…

Cory Furman – MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP

Rounded experience as an intellectual
property counselor, across various subject matter fields and client
demographics. Experience primarily concentrated on the strategic
identification and development of intellectual property rights and
portfolios in a multijurisdictional context. Trademark and patent
prosecution, and patent litigation, are the primary substantive areas of
my legal practice in addition to portfolio advising. Corollary work in
the areas of licensing, copyright and the like as well…

Daniel Strigberger – Miller Thomson LLP

“Several years experience being lead
counsel in insurance litigation matters before the courts, private
arbitration tribunals, and at the Financial Services Commission of
Ontario. Many years working on numerous projects with Canada’s leading
authority on Internet law. With mix of insurance litigation and Internet
law experience, in a key position to answer legal questions and
litigate matters that include a technology component…”

E. Wayne Benedict

E. Wayne Benedict, LL.M (ADR) Candidate, JD
(Distinction), B.HRLR (Great Distinction), is an Alberta Barrister and
Solicitor with the Calgary firm McGown Johnson. Mr. Benedict was an
editor of the Saskatchewan Law Review (2004-05) and the Alberta Law
Review (2005-06), and he was Law Clerk to The Honourable Mr. Justice
Kenneth Mackenzie and The Honourable Mr. Justice Allan Thackray of the
British Columbia Court of Appeal (2006-07)…

Michele Allinotte

I practice law in the heart of Downtown
Cornwall at Allinotte Law Office My practice areas include estate
planning, real estate and business law…


Garry Wise

“Garry
J. Wise was born in Toronto, and
graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1984. He was called to the
Ontario Bar in 1986, and practices law in Toronto with Wise Law Office, a
Toronto employment law, family law and litigation firm. He has
completed advanced training in Family Law Mediation and a Bachelor of
Arts degree in Psychology…

Omar Ha-Redeye

Omar Ha-Redeye is a recent graduate (Juris
Doctor) of the law program at the University of Western Ontario. He is
articling with a top-ranked litigation boutique in Toronto for 2010-2011
(Student-at-Law, not a lawyer)…

Ryan Venables

Ryan is a third year Juris Doctor (J.D.)
candidate in the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Law with an
expected graduation date of 2012. Ryan will also be joining the
Hamilton law firm of Ross & McBride LLP for his articles commencing
in August 2012…

If I inadvertently left you off the list, please drop a line and I’ll add you.