Montréal (February 10, 2014) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that a group of 12 leading labour and employment lawyers will be joining the Montréal office. In addition to doubling the size of the practice group for the Montréal office, the addition of this group will also expand the scope of labour and employment practice for BLG

"This is a terrific opportunity for BLG to expand its practice with some of Quebec’s leading labour and employment lawyers," said Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO of BLG. "We are pleased that this team of esteemed and exceptionally talented lawyers have chosen to continue their practice at BLG, building on both our regional and national capabilities.”

The lawyers joining BLG include:

  • Stuart Aronovitch
  • Robert Bonhomme
  • Alexandre W. Buswell
  • Shawn Connelly
  • Frédéric Desmarais
  • Corrado De Stefano
  • Michael D. Grodinsky
  • Chantal Lamarche
  • Danny J. Kaufer
  • Frédéric Massé
  • Myriane Le François
  • Maryse Tremblay

"We are thrilled that this group of outstanding lawyers has chosen to join BLG,” said André Royer, partner and regional leader of the Labour and Employment Group for the Montréal office. "The expanded team will complement our current practice and will be a tremendous asset to our clients.”

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a pre-eminent full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

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For more information, please contact: 

Amanda McWhirter
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
416.350.2676 / C: 647.391.9610
AMcWhirter@blg.com

Elaine Mayrand
Masse Forget Langlois Public Relations
514.842.2455 ext. 24 / C: 514.718.2124
EMayrand@mflrp.ca