Lawson Hunter receives Order of Ottawa

November 20, 2017

Lawson HunterStikeman Elliott prides itself on having the best people. That’s why we are thrilled to announce that Lawson Hunter has been awarded the 2017 Order of Ottawa. This prestigious civic award recognizes those who have made a significant contribution to the city of Ottawa in the areas of arts and culture, business, community service, education, public service, labour, communications and media, science, medicine, sports and entertainment, to name a few.

“Lawson’s professional and charitable career have been well recognized, establishing him as a champion of the legal and cultural communities,” said Justine Whitehead, Ottawa office Managing Partner.

Most recently, Lawson has been acknowledged for his ongoing work as Chair of the Ottawa Art Gallery and its move to its new location. In 2016 he received the Chambers Canada Lifetime Achievement Award for his prominent practice and global reputation as a leading life-time practitioner and influential member of the Canadian bar.

Lawson was invested with the Order of Ottawa by Mayor Jim Watson in a ceremony held on November 16th.