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 2018 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.