Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is pleased to announce that Rahat Godil and Fabien Lanteri-Massa have been honoured as Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 for 2018.
Rahat, a Partner in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution group in Toronto, has a diverse practice that includes complex commercial litigation, domestic and international arbitrations, class actions and constitutional litigation. Rahat has acted for clients in a number of industries, including telecommunications, natural resources, mining, banking, power, and manufacturers of food, drugs and consumer products. In addition to her role as a director of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto, Rahat also sits on the executive committee for the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society and has taken an active role in a number of pro bono and diversity initiatives.
Located in our Montréal office, Fabien is a Partner in our Financial Services group specializing in bank financing, project financing and asset-based financing. He has been involved in numerous bank and project financings in Canada and overseas. He also works in renewable energy and infrastructure projects with a focus on impact finance and investment. In addition to his practice, Fabien coordinates the Firm’s pro bono legal work with the One Drop Foundation, which aims to develop projects to promote sustainable access to drinking water for the most vulnerable communities on the planet.
The awards are presented to lawyers from law firms and in-house counsel, aged 40 or under, who are up-and-coming in the Canadian legal community. Lexpert selects the finalists based on a number of criteria and an advisory board votes on the winning candidates.