McMillan Lawyers Earn 38 Rankings Across 21 Categories in the 2021 Chambers Canada Directory 

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September 2020

McMillan is proud to be included in the 2021 Chambers Canada Directory. The 2021 Directory ranks McMillan as a leading law firm in 15 practice areas and names 32 McMillan lawyers as top practitioners in their respective fields. This recognition of our practitioners and practice groups speaks to McMillan’s national strength and its broad scope of expertise as a full-service business law firm.

Chambers Canada rankings and recognitions are based on rigorous independent research that includes hundreds of in-depth interviews with clients, private practice lawyers and in-house counsel.

We are proud to acknowledge the following firm lawyers who are listed for the first time in this edition:

  • Jason J. Annibale – Construction Law
  • Desmond Balakrishnan – Cannabis Law
  • Julie Han – Project Finance
  • Guy Pinsonnault – White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Listed below are the areas of practice for which the firm is recognized and all individual practitioners of the firm listed in this edition:

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Banking & Finance
  • Cannabis Law
  • Competition / Antitrust
  • Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
  • Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • International Trade / WTO
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Ontario)
  • Litigation: Products Liability
  • Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Projects: PPP & Infrastructure
  • Restructuring / Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Transportation: Rail & Road
  • White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Congratulations to:


  • Robin Junger, Vancouver

Advertising & Marketing

  • Daniel G. Edmondstone, Toronto
  • Janine MacNeil, Toronto
  • James B. Musgrove, Toronto

Banking & Finance

  • Paul Avis, Toronto
  • R.D. Jeffrey Rogers, Toronto


  • Desmond Balakrishnan, Vancouver

Competition / Antitrust

  • A. Neil Campbell, Toronto
  • James B. Musgrove, Toronto
  • Mark Opashinov, Toronto

Competition / Antitrust: Litigators

  • David W. Kent, Toronto
  • Guy Pinsonnault, Ottawa


  • Jason J. Annibale, Toronto
  • Geza Banfai, Toronto

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

  • Robert Wisner, Toronto

Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)

  • David W. Kent, Toronto
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto


  • Robin Junger, Vancouver


  • Andrae Marrocco, Toronto

Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory

  • Gerald Badali, Toronto

Intellectual Property

  • Peter Giddens, Toronto

International Trade / WTO

  • Jonathan O’Hara, Ottawa

Litigation General Commercial (Ontario)

  • David W. Kent, Toronto

Litigation: Products Liability

  • Lindsay Lorimer, Toronto
  • Scott Maidment, Toronto
  • Lisa Parliament, Toronto

Project Finance

  • Julie Han, Toronto
  • Ahsan Mirza, Toronto
  • Peter A. Willis, Toronto

Projects: PPP & Infrastructure

  • Timothy John Murphy, Toronto
  • Candy Saga, Vancouver

Restructuring / Insolvency

  • Adam C. Maerov, Calgary
  • Max Mendelsohn, Montreal
  • Waël Rostom, Toronto

Transportation: Rail & Road

  • Ryan Gallagher, Vancouver
  • Lucia Stuhldreier, Vancouver
  • François Tougas, Vancouver

White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

  • Guy Pinsonnault, Ottawa

See the full 2021 Chambers Canada Directory: