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BLG Appoints Client Innovation Partner

John Godber to work closely with clients on innovative solutions and services

Toronto (February 21, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that John Godber has been appointed as the Firm’s Client Innovation Partner. In this new role, Mr. Godber will work with BLG clients and relationship partners to create innovative solutions and services that deliver greater value and efficiency. He is also an Innovation Committee member and will act as a liaison to partners throughout the Firm on innovation initiatives and achievements.

"We are thrilled to have John take on this role as our Innovation Team continues to expand," says Rob Morris, Chief Operating Officer at BLG. "His skillset and specialized knowledge will boost our innovation offerings as we continue to deliver on the evolving needs of our clients."

Mr. Godber is a member of BLG's Partnership Board and was previously National Leader of the Business and Corporate Commercial Group. John is the client relationship partner for BLG Adroit, which is the Firm's project management and legal process improvement program. He is focused on understanding his clients’ businesses and providing them with outstanding service, value and efficiency.

In the coming months, BLG will be announcing a number of new initiatives focusing on expanding the value of the Firm’s innovation strategy for clients.

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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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]