Yoni Petel Named A Winner of 2018 CFA 40 Under 40 Awards  

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September 2018

McMillan LLP is pleased to announce that Financial Services and Business Law group Partner Yoni Petel has been selected as one of the winners of the Commercial Finance Association (CFA) 2018 40 Under 40 Awards. Yoni was recognized in the category of Legal Services.

“This is a tremendous accolade for Yoni and McMillan to receive. It reinforces how Yoni’s clients see him as their trusted advisor on both legal and business issues,” said Don Waters, Co-chair, Financial Services Group.

The 40 Under 40 Awards program honours the achievements of young commercial finance professionals and service providers from across the industry; the movers and shakers who exemplify true excellence in their careers. 

Charles Chevrette, Montreal Office Management Partner, McMillan LLP says, since Yoni’s call to the bar, he quickly rose through the ranks, developing very strong direct relationships with existing firm clients and bringing several important new clients to the firm.

“He has consistently demonstrated abilities well beyond his years of practice and excelled in developing relationships with clients who have come to regard him as not only a legal advisor but a trusted business advisor,” said Charles.

Yoni is ranked by Lexpert as a “Lawyer to Watch” for Asset-Based Lending, and has raised the firm’s profile in the financial services industry. He demonstrates vision, talent and leadership and, in his first ten years of practice, already plays a leading role in the firm’s Financial Services practice in Montreal.

With expertise spanning multiple practice areas and industries, Yoni’s flexibility and adaptability to change are part of his professional DNA. He seeks to add value for clients by understanding their business needs and making strategic introductions to potential business partners, believing it insufficient for lawyers to merely provide legal advice.

Yoni will be featured in the September Issue of The Secured Lender and presented with his award at the CFA’s New York gala presentation on September 20, 2018.