Toronto, September 9, 2010 — McCarthy
Tétrault is pleased to announce that Randy V. Bauslaugh has
joined the firm as a partner and the national leader of the
firm's Pensions, Benefits and Executive Compensation practice.
Mr. Bauslaugh brings unsurpassed expertise and experience in these
areas to the firm's clients across the country.
Randy is an expert in structuring pension plan investments. For
nearly three decades, corporations, boards of trustees and domestic
and foreign governments have turned to him for guidance on the
design, administration, implementation, restructuring and winding
up of pension, group benefit and profit-sharing plans.
"I am thrilled that Randy is joining our team," said
Marc-André Blanchard, Chair & CEO of McCarthy
Tétrault. "With Randy at the helm, our expanded
pensions and benefits practice will be better positioned to guide
our clients through an area of law that is becoming more complex
"Randy's infectious enthusiasm for solving multifaceted
pension problems will be a boon to our clients and to the
firm," said Greg Winfield, a partner in McCarthy
Tétrault's Pensions, Benefits and Executive Compensation
Randy has contributed significantly to Canadian and
international professional organizations in the legal, actuarial,
pension and asset management field. He is Chair of the
International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association,
and a member of the MEPP Consultation Committee of the Financial
Services Commission of Ontario. He is a past member of the
Executive Committee of the Pension and Benefits Section of the
Canadian Bar Association (Ontario).
"Canadian pension plans are heading for uncharted waters,
and the challenges facing governments, employers and individuals
are going to require creative and forward-looking solutions,"
said Randy Bauslaugh. "I'm looking forward to working with
the McCarthy Tétrault team to deliver those solutions for
our clients while we help them navigate these new
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory cites Randy as a
"most frequently recommended leading practitioner" in
pension and benefits law, and he has a Band-1 ranking for pensions
and benefits in Canada from Chambers Global, The World's
Leading Lawyers for Business. He is also listed in the
Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in
Canada and enjoys the highest rating in the
Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
When not earning kudos for his professional expertise, Randy
contributes his time to educational, cultural and charitable
initiatives. He is a member of the Canada-India Education Council,
a Board Member Emeritus of Theatre Direct Canada, and has received
the East York Good Neighbour Award.
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