National (November 23, 2022) – Borden Ladner Gervais LLP congratulates Anne Merminod, Hugh Meighen and Michelle Maniago for being recognized as 2022 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. They are each being recognized as leading lawyers who have made outstanding contributions in their careers.

"On behalf of all firm members, I am pleased to congratulate Anne, Hugh and Michelle on this very well-deserved recognition," said Cindy Clarke, National Group Head, Clients, Sectors & New Service. "Their contributions to the firm, clients and the legal profession reflect their depth and breadth of expertise, talent and commitment to exceptional client service."

Anne Merminod is partner of the Commercial Litigation group with a distinguished record in class actions. Based in Montréal, she focuses on defending class actions from certification (or authorization in Québec) through to the appellate level across a broad range of industries in the fields of consumer protection, product liability, privacy law, health law, competition law and environmental law.

Hugh Meighen is partner of the Commercial Litigation Group. As a dedicated arbitration counsel, he represents Canadian and international companies governed by major arbitration rules in a wide range of industry sectors including telecommunications, mining, construction, insurance, logistics, IT and real property.

Michelle Maniago is partner of the Commercial Litigation Group with significant experience in highly complex and corporate litigation and arbitration across a range of industries and legal subject matters. She is known as a leader in virtual disputes and is a frequent author and speaker about commercial law topics.

Lexpert selects the finalists based on a number of criteria. An advisory board votes on the winning candidates. To learn more about the nomination and winner selection process, click here.