Katherine Kay and Stéphanie Lapierre named in Benchmark Canada’s Top 25 Women in Litigation for 2018

July 23, 2018

Two of our litigators, Katherine Kay and Stéphanie Lapierre, have once again been recognized by Benchmark Canada as part of their Top 25 Women in Litigation for 2018. Their penchant for passionate, efficient, and creative litigation has cemented their place as leaders in their field.

Katherine KayKatherine L. Kay is first call for complex commercial litigation, litigating cases across the country, frequently involving the overlap between civil and criminal law regimes. Internationally recognized as Canada’s leading competition litigator, her practice also features class actions, product liability, crisis management and international disputes.

"Katherine’s strengths are her strategic focus, passion, and creativity. She litigates to get the best possible results for her clients, with an advocacy style that is intelligent, enthusiastic, and highly effective," says Jay Kellerman, Toronto Managing Partner.

Stephanie LapierreStéphanie Lapierre’s litigation practice pertains largely to corporate and securities law, where she regularly represents reporting issuers in connection with court approved transactions, contested transactions, internal investigations instituted in response to allegations made by whistleblowers, and with investigations instituted by the AMF and other self-regulatory organizations.

"Stéphanie stands as a tremendous asset to our firm. Her extensive experience, creative thinking and decisiveness make her in a successful litigator”, says André Roy, Montreal Managing Partner.

The Top 25 Women in Litigation recognizes women litigators who consistently excel in their profession and are recommended by Canadian business and legal communities for the expertise demonstrated through their professional work.

Stikeman Elliott’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group brings unmatched technical expertise and an unwavering focus on the interests of our clients to every file. We approach each matter with a clear understanding of the ultimate business objectives of our clients which enables us to design and aggressively pursue a litigation strategy that achieves those objectives, whether by way of a successful outcome in court or a favourable settlement.