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BLG Congratulates the General Counsel Awards Winners

Toronto (June 16, 2017) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) proudly congratulates Marni S. Dicker of Infrastructure Ontario on her win at the 2017 Canadian General Counsel Awards, presented by National Post and ZSA Legal Recruitment. Ms. Dicker received the award for Business Achievement, in recognition of her demonstrated ability to develop and implement business strategy.

BLG congratulates the leading in-house talent from organizations across Canada who were celebrated at the event, including:

  • General Counsel of the Year winner Mirko Bibic, BCE Inc. & Bell Canada
  • Osler Purdy Crawford Deal Making winner Susan C. Jones, Agrium Inc.
  • Litigation Management winner Pascale Elharrar, BMO Financial Group
  • Mid-Market Excellence winner Vivian Leung, BlueCat Networks Inc.
  • Environmental, Social and Governance winner Melissa Kennedy, Sun Life Financial
  • Tomorrow's Leader winner Ingrid Minott, Deloitte LLP

BLG is a proud long-time sponsor of the event's BLG Stephen Sigurdson Lifetime Achievement Award, which was awarded to the late Stephen Sigurdson, former General Counsel of Manulife Financial, and was renamed this year in his honour.

The Canadian General Counsel Awards is Canada's only national program designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the in-house counsel community. The annual CGCA gala was held last night in Toronto.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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