Canada: BLG Celebrates The General Counsel Awards Winners
Last Updated: June 4 2015

Toronto (June 2, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) congratulates the winners and finalists at the 2015 Canadian General Counsel Awards, hosted by the National Post and ZSA Legal Recruitment. BLG is a proud long-time sponsor of the event's Lifetime Achievement Award, which was awarded to James Turner, former vice-chair of the Ontario Securities Commission.

Leading in-house talent from organizations across Canada were celebrated at the event, including:

  • General Counsel of the Year winner Jim Willoughby at Allergan Inc.
  • Business Achievement winner Shannon Rogers at Global Relay
  • Deal Making winner Sofia Tsakos at Yamana Gold Inc.
  • Litigation Management winner Adrian Lang at Bank of Montreal
  • Mid-Market Excellence winner Gail Harding at Canadian Western Bank
  • Social Responsibility winner TELUS
  • Tomorrow's Leader winner Fernando Garcia at Nissan Canada

The Canadian General Counsel Awards is Canada's only national program designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the in-house counsel community.

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