Katherine Kay and Stéphanie Lapierre named in Canada’s Top 25 Women in Litigation for 2017

September 20, 2017

Katherine Kay and Stéphanie Lapierre have been named to the Top 25 Women in Litigation for 2017 by Benchmark Canada in recognition of their skill, expertise and leadership at the litigation bar. The list singles out the top Canadian women in litigation who excel at their craft and are consistently recommended by Canadian business and legal communities based on their talents as advocates and leadership in their professional work.

Katherine Kay Katherine Kay is first call for “bet the farm” complex commercial litigation, frequently involving the overlap between regulatory, civil and criminal law regimes, across multiple jurisdictions. Internationally recognized as Canada’s leading competition lawyer, her practice also includes class actions, product liability, securities and international disputes.

"Katherine demonstrates exceptional creativity and drive in all that she does. Her approach to litigation emphasizes getting to the best possible result for her clients, combined with an advocacy style that is focused, passionate and highly effective," says Jay Kellerman, Toronto’s Managing Partner.

Stéphanie Lapierre Stéphanie Lapierre’s litigation practice pertains largely to securities law where she regularly represents reporting issuers in connection with contested transactions and internal investigations instituted in response to allegations made by whistleblowers and with investigations instituted by the AMF and other self-regulatory organizations.

“Stéphanie continues to prove herself to be a formidable asset to our firm. Her extensive experience, creative thinking and decisiveness are the things that clients look for in a successful litigator,” says Montréal office Managing Partner, André Roy.

The Top 25 Women are selected through comprehensive research, encompassing peer reviews and interviews with both litigators and clients alike.