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Woods lawyers ranked as leading figures in the litigation categories of The Best Lawyers in Canada


Nine Woods LLP lawyers are named as leading lawyers in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Best Lawyers™ is one of the most prestigious legal peer-review publications. This honour reflects the high esteem in which the members of the firm are held by the legal community. Woods’ lawyers are recognized in a variety of litigation categories as well as in arbitration and insolvency, demonstrating the firm's versatility and tradition of excellence in the resolution of the most complex domestic and international disputes.

The nine lawyers recognized in their respective areas of practice are:

Caroline Biron, ASC- corporate and commercial litigation;
Marie-Louise Delisle- corporate and commercial litigation;
Stephen L. Drymer- international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution;
Joseph R. Nuss, C.M., Q.C., Ad.E., FCIArb- alternative dispute resolution;
Patrick Ouellet- corporate and commercial litigation, appellate practice, class actions and construction law;
Louis Seveno- corporate and commercial litigation;
Richard Vachon- corporate and commercial litigation as well as employment and labour law;
Sylvain A. Vauclair- insolvency law and financial restructuring as well as corporate and commercial litigation;
James A. Woods, Ad.E.- Bet-The-Company Litigation, corporate and commercial litigation, defamation and media law, directors' and officers' liability, labour and employment law, professional liability, securities, class actions, appellate practice, international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

Woods is very proud of these honours and would like to acknowledge the “Lawyer of the year 2020 in appellate practice” prize that has been awarded to James A. Woods, Ad.E.