8/1/2017

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is pleased to announce that Partners Jill Lawrie, Catherine Beagan Flood and Andrea Laing​ have once again been recognized among the country’s top litigators in the 2017 edition of Benchmark’s “Top 25 Women in Canadian Litigation.”​

Jill Lawrie has appeared in the Top 25 since 2014 and is recognized as a leader in product liability and class action matters. Jill defends clients in high-stakes class actions and provides proactive advice on managing litigation risks, product warnings, recalls, and other regulatory issues.

Cathy Beagan Flood — also among the Top 25 since 2014 — litigates commercial and regulatory cases and defends class actions with a regulatory component, including multifaceted antitrust, product liability, consumer protection and privacy class actions.

Andrea Laing joined the Top 25 list in 2015 and is recognized for her expertise in corporate/commercial litigation, securities matters and cross-border disputes. She also defends class actions in a variety of areas, including securities and financial products. Andrea is known for her decisive approach and providing creative solutions to complex challenges.