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Lexpert Special Edition on Litigation 2018

The Lexpert Special Editions profiles selected Lexpert-ranked lawyers whose focus is in Corporate, Infrastructure, Energy and Litigation law and relevant practices. It also includes feature articles on legal aspects of Canadian business issues.

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P.6 Arbitration Advantages BY JOHN GREENWOOD P.14 Taxing Questions BY SANDRA RUBIN P.22 A Matter of Civility BY PAUL MCLAUGHLIN P.28 Slowdown in Securities BY JULIUS MELNITZER P.34 Manipulating the Benchmark BY ELIZABETH RAYMER P.40 Big Suits COMPILED BY ELIZABETH RAYMER Contents Lexpert Special Edition CANADA'S LEADING LITIGATION LAWYERS Jean Cumming Editor-in-Chief WE WOULD LIKE to introduce you in these pages to Canada's Lexpert-ranked leading litigation lawyers. ey are voted into these rankings by way of an annual extensive peer Survey. Variously, they have experience in Corporate Commercial Litiga- tion, Competition Law, Commercial Arbitration, Securities Litigation, and Dispute Resolution. ese lawyers understand that corporate clients have become accustomed to evaluating their litiga- tion options with careful reference to their bud- gets, strategies and priorities. Clients and lawyers freely discuss hourly rates, fee arrangements, staff- ing, and even alternative service providers – right from the outset. e process of e-discovery, for example, may involve using artificial intelligence service providers and soware. ese leading lawyers can add their experience, along with judg- ment, to navigate these many practical issues and your questions. Armstrong, Sarah Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (416) 868-3452 sarmstrong@fasken.com Ms. Armstrong is the Vice-Chair of Fasken's Ontario Litigation Department and Chair of the firm's Arbitration Practice Group. An experienced litigator with broad litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution experience, she has developed a robust practice focused on commercial and contractual disputes and class actions. Andrews, QC, Mark D. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (604) 631-3115 mandrews@fasken.com Mr. Andrews is the Chair of Fasken's BC Commercial Litigation group. Joining Russell & DuMoulin in 1983, he learned from some of the legends of the BC Bar and has for many years been a leading trial and appellate counsel. Appointed Queen's Counsel in 2004, he is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers. Aitken, Melanie L. Bennett Jones LLP (416) 777-4855 aitkenm@bennettjones.com Co-Chair of Bennett Jones' Competition practice and former Canadian Competition Commissioner, Ms. Aitken is recognized as one of Canada's leading competition counsel, focusing on global antitrust law and litigation. She has litigated leading merger and dominance cases, is a frequent speaker and, as Commissioner, revitalized the Bureau's litigation focus. Agarwal, Ranjan K. Bennett Jones LLP (416) 777-6503 agarwalr@bennettjones.com Mr. Agarwal is a partner in the litigation department of Bennett Jones. His practice involves complex commercial disputes, with a specific focus on class action, commercial, constitutional, appellate and employment litigation. He has appeared as lead or co-counsel in over 15 cases before the Supreme Court of Canada. He is former President of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto. Adair, John Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP (416) 941-5858 jadair@agbllp.com Mr. Adair's practice is focused on commercial litigation, partnership disputes, complex insurance coverage claims, and professional liability matters. He is Lexpert® ranked in Litigation – Corporate Commercial. He is on the executive of the American Bar Association Section of International Law, Litigation Committee. He has taught trial advocacy at York University and University of Toronto. Adair, QC, Geoffrey D.E. Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP (416) 941-5863 gadair@agbllp.com Mr. Adair is one of Canada's best-known trial & appellate counsel, and the author of the critically acclaimed text On Trial. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He specializes in commercial litigation, class actions, products liability, professional liability & complex insurance claims. LEXPERT-RANKED LAWYERS WWW.LEXPERT.CA | 2018 | LEXPERT 3

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