Lexpert®/American Lawyer publish 2016 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

Lexpert and American Lawyer Media have published the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (the Lexpert® ALM 500). This Guide is designed to provide purchasers of legal services – including corporate counsel, U.S. law firms, senior professionals, and executives – with a qualified resource for researching, vetting and selecting Canadian legal counsel. It is the most comprehensive annual guide to Canada’s top legal talent.  
Published since 1997, and produced in collaboration with American Lawyer Media, the Lexpert® ALM 500 profiles the “most frequently recommended lawyers” across Canada in approximately 40 practice areas identified via an extensive, annual peer survey. Each profile includes an extensive biography and photo. 
To round out the editorial package, leading practitioners across Canada provide fresh insight by contributing articles highlighting cross-border issues and recent developments of importance in their areas of practice. 

It features articles on the following topics:

Intellectual Property Law and the Internet
by Mathew D. Brechtel; Sarah McCalla

Litigating Class Actions: Canada vs. United States
by Luis G. Sarabia; Matthew Milne-Smith; Steven Frankel | Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Proxy Contests in Canada: What US Investors Need to Know
by Michael Partridge; Jonathan A. Feldman | Goodmans LLP

US Employees Coming to Work in Canada
by Ryan L. Morris; Jacqueline Bart | WeirFoulds LLP

Competition Law
by Calvin S. Goldman; Michael S. Koch | Goodmans LLP

Corporate Finance & Securities
by Ronald M. Kosonic; Michael A. Burns | Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Mergers & Acquisitions
by Albert J. Hudec; Trevor R. Scott; Teresa M. Tomchak | Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Property Leasing
by Stephen Posen; Stephen J. Messinger; Carly Caruso | Minden Gross LLP