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Benchmark Shines Spotlight on BLG Women in Litigation

Toronto (August 3, 2017) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that Cindy Clarke has been named one of the Top 25 Women in Litigation in Canada according to the 2017 edition of Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Female Litigation Attorneys. The guide celebrates women who have done extraordinary work in the field of litigation.

Benchmark Litigation has also recognized Karine ChênevertNadia EffendiSarah K. McEachern and Michelle T. Maniago as rising stars in litigation in the Benchmark Under 40 Hotlist 2017. The guide highlights litigators who have been deemed the most promising emerging talent by peers and clients.

This recognition highlights BLG's commitment to affording women the full opportunity to develop, excel and become pre-eminent in their fields.

BLG is one of Canada's leading dispute resolution firms with a strong reputation in commercial and tort litigation, regulatory investigations and hearings, class actions, and arbitration. With decades of experience, BLG provides clients with an unrelenting team of professionals focused on delivering timely, efficient results.

Benchmark Litigation is the only publication to provide extensive coverage of the Canadian litigation market. The publication conducts extensive research, including interviews with litigators and their clients, and examines recent casework handled by firms. The 2017 Benchmark Top 25 Women in Litigation in Canada and Under 40 Hotlist were identified through the research conducted for the 2017 edition of Benchmark Canada.

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 over 725 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 & patent registration.

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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Marketing and Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
TCosta@blg.com
416.350.2642