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Woods Takes Top Honours at Benchmark Canada Awards


Woods is proud to receive top honours at the 2021 Benchmark Canada Awards, which held virtually on May 12th.

Quebec Firm of the Year

For the third consecutive year, Woods was chosen as Quebec Firm of the Year. Benchmark credits the team's talents and accomplishments over the course of a year for its outstanding achievements and positive reviews. Benchmark described the firm as “the powerhouse litigation boutique in Montreal with a deep and diverse team.” 

“As we receive this award once more, we are thankful that our clients continue to place their trust in us, allowing us to be fully mobilized in our pursuit of excellence. We are grateful for the opportunity to achieve this distinction and to continuously be acclaimed in our industry," commented Caroline Biron.

Trial Lawyer of the Year

Patrick Ouellet was named Canada’s Trial Lawyer of the Year for his extensive trial experience, which includes several landmark cases. He is the first lawyer in Quebec to receive this distinction. Benchmark ranks Patrick among the Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada for the fifth consecutive year, forming part of the elite group of stellar litigators. He reaches this year the highest honour with “unanimous acclaims” for outstanding achievements.

A peer commented on Patrick's high-profile interventions in trials, qualifying him as: "a usual suspect and for a very good reason," while another said: "I see him everywhere and he continues to just kill it."

Learn more about Patrick here.

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees at this year’s gala!

About Benchmark Litigation Canada

Benchmark Litigation Canada is the only publication focused solely on litigation. It honours the top litigation firms and practices in Canada through a review of recent cases and interviews with a wide range of members of the legal community.