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June 2018

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44 LEXPERT MAGAZINE | JUNE 2018 where she also has a special interest and ex- pertise in human rights matters. She works with police associations across Ontario and acts for police associations in tough cases involving police-sector labour relations. She represents unions and their members in human rights litigation. Jones advises her police association clients on govern- ment legislation affecting their rights, and also carries on a union-side labour practice representing unions and their members at grievance arbitrations, Labour Boards and the courts. She Co-chairs the annual Police Association of Ontario Emerging Issues and Legal Developments conference. Terra L. Klinck Brown Mills Klinck Prezioso LLP Pensions & Employee Benefits Terra Klinck focuses on being an employer- side pension and benefits lawyer. In 2017, Klinck, along with three colleagues, es- tablished BMKP, the first pension and benefits boutique law firm in Canada. A highly sought-aer expert, she advises some of Canada's largest private-sector employers on complex and novel pension plan restructuring. She is an instructor of the Pension Law Certificate Program with Osgoode Professional Development, and is regularly sought out as a speaker, allowing her to share her knowledge and expertise with other professionals. Paul Litner Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Pensions & Employee Benefits Paul Litner is Chair of his firm's Pensions & Benefits Department. His practice relates exclusively to pensions, benefits and com- pensation plans, and he deals extensively with pension and benefits issues arising in mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations. He has assisted several clients in implement- ing pension plan mergers, conversions and other innovative plan consolidation strate- gies. Litner has been engaged with the Asso- ciation of Canadian Pension Management over the past decade, and he was an active member of its National Policy Commit- tee and served a two-year term as Chair. In 2013, the ACPM honoured Litner with the Association of Canadian Pension Manage- ment Award for Exceptional Volunteerism. He has authored numerous articles for re- tirement industry publications. Lisa J. Mills Brown Mills Klinck Prezioso LLP Pensions & Employee Benefits Lisa Mills is an employer-side pension and benefits lawyer, responsible for BMKP's fi- nance portfolio. Mills served as a member, and later Chair, of the Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute's Ottawa Chapter. She developed and subsequently taught the pension law course for Queen's Uni- versity Faculty of Law. Mills co-authored the Public Pensions title of the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest from 2012 -2015. She also became involved with the special edu- cation advisory committee of the Ottawa- Carleton District School Board, represent- ing the interests of special needs students on the Board's Advisory Committee for Extended Day and Child Care Programs. Michael S. Richards DLA Piper (Canada) LLP Employment Law In addition to maintaining his employ- ment and labour practice, as Managing | ZENITH AWARDS |

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