TORONTO (October 11, 2006) – LAWFUEL – Canada Law News – Stikeman Elliott LLP is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Pierre Raymond as Chair of the firm. Mr. Raymond succeeds Mr. Edward J. Waitzer, who has completed two terms as Chair and will continue his corporate law practice as a partner of the firm.
Pierre Raymond is one of Canada’s leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers and a recipient of several important professional recognitions, most recently being named in the 2006 Guide to Canada’s 100 Most Creative Lawyers. In addition to acting as counsel to major Canadian corporations, “Mr. Raymond has played a key role in the management of the firm during the past 10 years. His vision has contributed to its success both in Canada and abroad,” declared Mr. Waitzer.
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With over 425 lawyers across Canada and around the world, Stikeman Elliott is recognized nationally and internationally for the sophistication of its business law practice. Chambers Global 2006 identifies the firm as one of only two top-tier Corporate/M&A practices in Canada, while Bloomberg’s annual league tables rank it first for both corporate finance and M&A. Lexpert also ranks Stikeman Elliott’s National Litigation Group as one of the three top-tier business litigation practices in Canada.
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