MONTRÉAL (February 12, 2007) – LAWFUEL – Canandian Legal News – Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s leading business law firms, today announced that Howard M. Levine has joined the Montréal office as a Partner.
“Howard has extensive experience in the areas of corporate and securities law, and we believe his expertise will contribute significantly to the development of our Montréal office,” said Jim Christie, Chairman of Blakes. “This also demonstrates our Firm’s ability to attract the finest legal talent in Montréal.”
Howard Levine is an honours graduate of McGill University, with bachelor degrees in civil law and common law, and was a member of the editorial committee of the McGill Law Journal. Prior to joining Blakes, Mr. Levine was a partner at Lapointe Rosenstein in Montréal, where he has developed a reputation as a leading practitioner in his fields of specialization.
Founded in 1856, Blakes has more than 500 lawyers and offices in Canada, the United States, Europe and China. In October 2006, and for the fourth consecutive year, Blakes was the only law firm named one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” in Maclean’s newsmagazine. More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm’s Web site at www.blakes.com.