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Blakes Welcomes Two Leading Lawyers to the Toronto Office

June 26, 2024

TORONTO, June 26, 2024 — Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s top business law firms, is pleased to announce that Jessica Bullock and Reena Goyal have joined our Toronto office as Counsel in our Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation and Litigation & Dispute Resolution groups, respectively. Together, they bring nearly 40 years of legal experience to the Firm. 

Jessica is a leading pensions lawyer who specializes in employee compensation matters. She advises clients on the establishment, approval, administration, governance, disclosure and termination of employee plans, including pensions, non-pension employee benefits and equity compensation. Jessica began her legal career at Blakes and has practised at other national law firms in Canada. 

“I am excited to rejoin the Blakes team,” said Jessica. “The Firm boasts unparalleled expertise in pensions law, and their strategic vision aligns perfectly with my professional goals. I look forward to embarking on this new chapter, serving the Firm’s esteemed pension clients and collaborating with their remarkable team of lawyers.” 

Reena is a leading energy and litigation lawyer with deep experience in electricity markets, regulation and compliance. She also represents clients before energy tribunals and all levels of courts in Ontario. Before joining Blakes, Reena practised energy regulation and litigation at another large firm in Canada and held various roles with Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator, including as senior advisor to the CEO. 

“Joining Blakes is a unique opportunity to build on my practice serving industry-leading clients in energy and power,” said Reena. “I’m honoured that I will be working alongside many of Canada’s brightest lawyers as a member of the Firm’s top-tier Litigation & Dispute Resolution team.” 

About Blakes

At Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, we serve a diverse national and international client base. Our integrated network of offices provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Thanks to our clients, Blakes continues to receive awards and top rankings. For the ninth time and eighth consecutive year, Blakes is Canada’s leading law firm brand in 2023, according to Thomson Reuters. We also received the most top-tier rankings by practice area for the sixth consecutive year in Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2023. In addition, our lawyers continue to be recognized as leaders in their fields in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canada’s leading guide to lawyers. More information on Blakes is available on our website or by following us on LinkedIn.