Stikeman Elliott LLP
Stikeman Elliott LLP is one of Canadas leading business law firms, with offices in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver as well as in London, New York and Sydney. The firm is recognized as a Canadian leader in each of its core practice areas - corporate finance, M&A, corporate-commercial law, banking, structured finance, real estate, tax, insolvency, competition/antitrust, employment and business litigation - and is regularly retained by domestic and international companies in a wide range of industries including financial services, insurance, technology, telecommunication, transportation, manufacturing, mining, energy, insurance, infrastructure and retail.
The firms Canadian offices are leaders in their respective jurisdictions and it has prominent cross-border expertise, as the first Canadian firm to open offices in London and New York, and extensive experience in the U.S., Europe, China, South and Southeast Asia as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa. Our 500 lawyers include many of Canadas most prominent business practitioners and leading litigators, and our depth across practice areas enables clients to benefit from efficient, expert teams of lawyers at all levels. The firm has also invested heavily in leading-edge knowledge management and project management systems in order to assure our clients of advice of the highest quality.
The firms National Litigation Group, whose specializations include class actions, securities litigation, antitrust and restructurings, has been ranked among the top three business litigation practices in Canada by Lexpert. The firm is also well known for its extensive regulatory and government relations expertise the latter anchored by its office in Ottawa.
Stikeman Elliott was named as one of Canadas 50 Best Employers in 2010 and 2011 (as ed by Aon Hewitt), one of Canadas Top 100 Employers from 2009-2011, one of Canadas Best Diversity Employers and Best Employers for New Canadians for 2010 (each as ed by Mediacorp) and as one of Canadas "Green 30" environmentally-friendly employers (as ed by Hewitt Associates, in partnership with Macleans and Canadian Business magazines). The firm was the first national Canadian law firm to be certified as carbon neutral, as of 2009.