August 24, 2023 DOWNLOAD PDF

Blaney McMurtry Lawyers Recognized by Best Lawyers® in Canada, 2024

Blaney McMurtry is pleased to announce that 48 lawyers have been recognized by Best Lawyers® in Canada 2024 in the categories of  “Lawyers of the Year,” “Best Lawyers” and “Ones to Watch.”


Best Lawyers “Lawyers of the Year” recognizes lawyers who received the highest overall peer feedback for their practice area and geographic region. The following Blaneys' lawyer has been recognized:

David C. N. Ma (FinTech Practice)

Best Lawyers 

The “Best Lawyers” category recognizes leading lawyers by practice area. The following lawyers have been recognized in this category:

Timothy Alexander (Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation)
William D. Anderson (Labour and Employment Law)
Diane P. L. Brooks (Banking and Finance Law; Equipment Finance Law)
John D. Brunt (Commercial Leasing Law)
Dominic T. Clarke (Insurance Law)
Robert Cohen (Trusts and Estates)
Thomasina Dumonceau (Insurance Law)
James Edney (Family Law)
W. Colin Empke (Insurance Law)
Tim Farrell (Insurance Law)
Mark Geiger (Labour and Employment Law)
H. Todd Greenbloom (Franchise Law)
Steven P. Jeffery (Real Estate Law)
Chad Kopach (Construction Law)
Christopher Kropka (Real Estate Law)
David C. N. Ma (FinTech Practice; Technology Law; Information Technology Law)
David Mackenzie (Insurance Law)
Jason Mangano (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)
Eugene G. Mazzuca (Insurance Law)
Lea Nebel (Construction Law)
John Polyzogopoulos (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)
Robert J. Potts (Aboriginal Law / Indigenous Practice)
D. Barry Prentice (Labour and Employment Law)
Larry P. Reimer (Insurance Law)
Margaret E. Rintoul (Trusts and Estates)
Andrea Rush (Information Technology Law; Intellectual Property Law)
Maria Scarfo (Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation)
Jack B. Siegel (Labour and Employment Law; Workers’ Compensation Law)
Jay A. Skukowski (Personal Injury Litigation)
Joseph Slavec (Family Law)
Bruno P. Soucy (FinTech Practice; Information Technology Law)
Kym Stasiuk (Real Estate Law)
Alexandra Teodorescu (Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law)
Brett J. Tkatch (Real Estate Law)
Dennis J. Tobin (Commercial Leasing Law; Real Estate Law)
Aly Virani (Trusts and Estates)
Nadim Wakeam (Mining Law)
Roderick S. W. Winsor (Class Action Litigation; Corporate and Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law)
Shawn Wolfson (Real Estate Law)
Nicholas J. Wong (Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice; Intellectual Property Law)

"Ones to Watch”

Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” recognizes “extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in Canada.” The following Blaneys' lawyers have been recognized in this category:

Ned Bozalo (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)
Josh Cohen (Trusts and Estates)
Anthony H. Gatensby (Insurance Law)
Stephen Gaudreau (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)
Ryan Kniznik (Family Law)
Matthew Mariani (Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation)
Vagmi Patel (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)
Sonia Shantikumar (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)

Selection to Best Lawyers® is based on a comprehensive, confidential survey of lawyer practitioners across Canada, and lawyers are not permitted to pay a fee to participate or be listed.