19 Norton Rose Fulbright Lawyers recognized as Litigation and Future Stars by Benchmark Litigation

Canada Press release - Recognition April 2021

19 Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers have been recognized as Litigation and Future Stars in the 2021 edition of Benchmark Litigation. This list reflects only those individuals who were consistently recommended as reputable and effective litigators with a proven track record of success by clients and peers. 

Identified as being a market leader in their jurisdiction, our Montreal office was listed as a “highly recommended firm” listed under “Quebec”, receiving the most mentions by peers and clients. Our Alberta, and Ontario offices were listed as a “recommended firm” with British Columbia garnering this ranking for the very first time.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s litigators have in-depth trial and appellate experience and regularly appear before all levels of court in Canada, and before arbitrators and administrative tribunals. The depth of the team as well as its seamless integration across offices and impressive experience means that disputes are managed swiftly and efficiently from the early stages to resolution. Our lawyers both prevent and resolve disputes by providing clients with practical, creative legal advice that focuses on their strategic and commercial objectives. 


Regional firm rankings

Rankings Office
Highly recommended firm Quebec
Recommended firm

British Columbia *newly ranked

Individual rankings

Name  Office Ranking
Andre Legrand Montreal Litigation Star
Beth Allard  Vancouver  Litigation Star 
Christopher Wilson  Vancouver  Litigation Star 
Clarke Hunter, QC  Calgary  Litigation Star 
Daniel Bennett, QC  Vancouver  Litigation Star 
Eric Dunberry  Montreal  Litigation Star 
Francois Fontaine Montreal  Litigation Star 
Horia Bundaru *newly ranked  Montreal  Future Star 
Howard Gorman, QC  Calgary  Litigation Star 
Jean Bertrand  Montreal  Litigation Star 
Jeremy Devereux  Toronto  Litigation Star 
Julie Himo  Montreal  Litigation Star 
Linda Fuerst  Toronto  Litigation Star 
Michel Sylvestre  Montreal  Litigation Star 
Orestes Pasparakis  Toronto  Litigation Star 
Pierre Bienvenu  Montreal  Litigation Star 
Sophie Melchers  Montreal  Litigation Star 
Stephen Coyle  Vancouver  Litigation Star 
Steven Leitl  Calgary  Litigation Star 

Published since 2008, Benchmark Litigation exclusively covers the litigation and disputes market in North America, covering the US, Canada and Mexico. To view the full list of rankings, visit the Benchmark Litigation site

For further information, please contact: 

Barbara Timmins
Corporate Communications Director
Tel: +1 416.203.4446