In this chapter we highlight 17 of the leading climate change specialists in the Canadian market for their outstanding work handling a variety of environment and climate related matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Blake, Cassels & Graydon sees three practitioners recognised this year.
Jonathan Kahn earns plaudits for his “strong international profile” and profound understanding of natural resources law.
Charles Kazaz has a notable climate change and environment practice and is highly sought-after for his mining and waste-management expertise.
Dufferin Harper is renowned for his adept handling of a range of complex environment and climate-related contentious and regulatory matters.
The “excellent” Gray Taylor at Gray Taylor is hailed as “one of the finest climate change lawyers in Canada” thanks to his decades of experience advising a broad range of clients across the full spectrum of environmental and climate change issues.
Elisabeth (Lisa) DeMarco of DeMarco Allan is “very highly respected” as a “tremendously experienced climate change specialist”.
At Bennett Jones, Brad Gilmour focuses his dynamic practice on environmental, energy and aboriginal law, and has extensive experience assisting in facility approval applications across a broad range of related industries.
Tyson Dyck of Torys is recognised for his impressive work on climate change policy, regulation and compliance, and particularly for thorough knowledge of North American carbon pricing systems.
Ron Ezekiel at Fasken stands out as an “extremely bright climate change lawyer” with “an impressive understanding of the electricity market”.
BCF’s Jean Piette is a “senior statesman in the space of all things environment” and a “lovely lawyer who is a true pleasure to work with and opposite”.
Anne-Marie Sheahan of Sheahan maintains a stellar reputation in the climate change area for her top-notch work assisting clients on complex regulatory and compliance issues.