The Saskatchewan Branch of the Canadian Bar Association represents over 1,200 lawyers, judges, notaries, law teachers and law students from across the province. As part of their mandate to provide quality training and information to members of the legal profession, the Association holds annual Mid-Winter Meetings in Saskatoon or Regina.
The 2020 Mid-Winter meetings included a presentation by Christopher Donald and Patricia Warsaba titled “Contract Drafting Fundamentals: It is Fun and Not Just for Solicitors”. The 90 minute session centred on the complexity of drafting a contract for a constantly evolving business world.
Best Lawyers™ recognizes extraordinary lawyers in private practice through an exhaustive peer-review process. Today, Best Lawyers™, published the 14th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada and we are pleased to announce that twelve lawyers from the firm have been honoured by their peers with the designation of Best Lawyer.
Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in Canada publication were recognized for their professional excellence in their practice areas. In addition, elite individuals are recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. “Lawyer of the Year” honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and regions. We are particularly pleased to announce that Melvin Gerspacher Q.C. has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law.
Congratulations to the following RS Best Lawyers:
Misty Alexandre in Construction Law
M. Kim Anderson Q.C. in Banking and Finance Law as well as Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
Chris Donald Q.C. in Corporate Law
Melvin Gerspacher Q.C. in Tax Law.
Al Haubrich Q.C. in Trusts and Estates
Tiffany Paulsen Q.C. in Family Law
Jennifer Pereira Q.C. in Insurance Law
Les Prosser Q.C. in Corporate Law, Mining Law as well as Natural Resources Law
Reynold Robertson, Q.C. in Education Law
Scott Waters in Banking and Finance Law as well as Corporate Governance Law
Gary Young Q.C. in Corporation and Commercial Litigation as well as Insurance Law
Ken Ziegler Q.C. in Immigration Law
Robertson Stromberg is pleased to announce that Christopher Donald, Melvin Gerspacher, Leslie Prosser, Scott Waters, and Gary Young have all been listed as leading practitioners in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for 2019, a guide based on extensive peer surveys in the Canadian legal community.
Christopher Donald, QC, Melvin Gerspacher, QC, Leslie Prosser, QC, and Scott Waters are all repeatedly recommended lawyers in the area of Corporate Commercial Law.
Gary Young, QC is a repeatedly recommended lawyer in the area of Commercial Insurance Litigation.
Congratulations to our Lexpert Leading Lawyers.
Robertson Stromberg has been ranked as a leading firm by Chambers and Partners. The 2019 Chambers Canada lists Robertson Stromberg in the Corporate/Commercial – Saskatchewan category. Also awarded Leading Lawyer rankings are Christopher Donald, Q.C. and Leslie Prosser, Q.C.
Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada. The guide recommends lawyers and law firms in over 40 specialist practice areas. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
The profile describes Robertson Stromberg as a “well-established Saskatoon-based team with standout experience advising on commercial lending, acquisitions and divestitures as well as corporate finance. Regularly advises clients in the financial services, municipal and agricultural sectors. Further areas of strength include bankruptcy and insolvency, insurance and taxation law.”
Read Chambers and Partners’ profiles of Les Prosser and Chris Donald.
August 21, 2018 — Robertson Stromberg LLP is pleased to announce that 12 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers™ has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.
“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide,” says CEO Phillip Greer.
Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in Canada list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
Robertson Stromberg LLP would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in Canada list:
- Misty S. Alexandre- Construction Law
- M. Kim Anderson- Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law, Banking and Finance Law
- Christopher J. H. Donald- Corporate Law
- Melvin A. Gerspacher- Tax Law
- Allan M. Haubrich- Trusts and Estates
- Tiffany M. Paulsen- Family Law
- Jennifer D. Pereira- Insurance Law
- Leslie W. Prosser- Natural Resources Law, Corporate Law, Mining Law
- Reynold A. Robertson- Education Law
- Scott D. Waters- Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Governance Practice
- Gary D. Young- Insurance Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
- Kenneth K. E. Ziegler- Immigration Law