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The Legal 500 Ranks Once Again Woods Among Top Dispute Resolution Firms


The Legal 500 Canada recently released its 2022 edition and Woods has once again been ranked among Quebec's leading dispute resolution law firms.This publication, renowned for its independence and rigorous research process, highlights Woods’ consistent presence among the leading firms in high-stakes litigation, arbitration, and insolvency.

Woods’ team is described as having “superior analysis skills in law coupled with a great ability to understand how the legal proceedings and process will affect the client in time from a business standpoint.” Several commentators highlight the team’s depth and strong advocacy skills with “seasoned, respected litigators” and “a legal entrepreneurship approach in resolving challenges properly”. 

Woods is also proud to see its lawyers once again ranked among Quebec's elite: 

Patrick Ouellet is one of sixteen lawyers in Quebec regarded as a “Leading Individual”, with commentators describing him as “a great negotiator, calm, assertive.

Marie-Louise Delisle joins Louis Seveno in the “Next-Generation Partners” category, alongside four lawyers in Quebec. A new entry to the ranking this year, Marie-Louise is commended for being a dedicated and leading litigator in complex disputes. Louis Seveno receives praise for his superior technical skills and sharp business acumen for the second year in a row.

Laurence Ste-Marie is once again among three lawyers recognized as a “Rising Star” in Quebec, a category that highlights “associates who make a material difference to the practice.”

Additionally, James A. WoodsRichard Vachon and Alex Dobrota are mentioned as “Key Lawyers”. 

Learn more on the Legal 500 Canada 2022 website.