Benchmark Canada Recognises 28 Lawson Lundell Litigators in 2023 Guide


We are pleased to announce that 28 Lawson Lundell professionals have been recognised among Canada's foremost litigators in the 2023 edition of Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys. Seven lawyers were recognised as Future Stars and 21 were recognised as Litigation Stars.

In addition to its individual rankings, Lawson Lundell was also listed as a "highly recommended" firm in British Columbia and Alberta.

The following Lawson Lundell professionals are listed as leading litigators in Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys:


  • Tamela Coates, KC, FCIArb. – Litigation Star
  • Michael Donaldson, KC – Litigation Star
  • Shannon Hayes – Litigation Star
  • Lewis Manning – Litigation Star
  • Marika Strobl – Litigation Star
  • Grant Vogeli, KC – Litigation Star
  • Shannon Wray – Litigation Star
  • Shailaz Dhalla – Future Star
  • Kelly Hannan – Future Star
  • Jonathan Selnes – Future Star
  • Alexis Teasdale – Future Star

British Columbia

  • Keith Bergner – Litigation Star
  • Laura Bevan – Litigation Star
  • Jeff Christian – Litigation Star
  • Mark Fancourt-Smith – Litigation Star
  • Craig Ferris, KC, FCIArb. – Litigation Star
  • James (Jim) Fraser – Litigation Star
  • Christine Kowbel – Litigation Star
  • Michael Morgan – Litigation Star
  • Amy Nathanson – Litigation Star
  • Peter Roberts, KC – Litigation Star
  • William Roberts – Litigation Star
  • Robert Sider, KC – Litigation Star
  • Nicole Skuggedal – Litigation Star
  • Marko Vesely – Litigation Star
  • Laura Duke – Future Star
  • Clara Ferguson – Future Star
  • Scott Lucyk – Future Star

Regarded as the definitive guide to the country's top litigation firms and lawyers, Benchmark Canada is the only legal directory to focus on litigation. Rankings are based on a comprehensive research process involving extensive interviews with litigators and their clients, and a thorough study of recent casework handled by the firms.

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