Vanessa Coiteux, Ben Hudy, and Kim Le named as “Leading Lawyers Under 40” by the Lexpert Rising Stars Awards

November 16, 2020

Stikeman Elliott is pleased to announce that partners Ben Hudy, Kim Le and Vanessa Coiteux have been honoured as “Leading Lawyers Under 40” by the Lexpert Rising Stars Awards 2020. The formal announcement was released in today’s Lexpert Special Edition. This award recognizes lawyers under 40 who have distinguished themselves within their profession as exemplary leaders and outstanding talent. This recognition is a testament to the superior talent in our firm which allows us to deliver innovative and creative solutions to our clients. 

Vanessa Coiteux is a partner in the Montréal office and frequently advises issuers and underwriters in connection with public and private offerings in Canada and abroad, as well as TSX-listed securities issuers on regulatory compliance, corporate governance and continuous disclosure requirements matters. As Chair of the Montréal office’s Students & Stagiaires Committee, Vanessa is highly involved with the firm’s next generation and acts as mentor for young lawyers, students and articling students.

Ben Hudy is a partner in the Calgary office and acts on a number of noteworthy matters for domestic and international public and private issuers, investment dealers, and private equity investors on a broad range of matters including public and private offerings, takeover bid and plan of arrangement transactions, asset and share purchase and sale transactions, corporate reorganizations and debt restructurings. Ben also speaks across Canada and the United States on corporate and oil and gas related matters.

Kim Le is a partner in the Toronto office and works with private equity funds, private equity portfolio companies and multinational corporations, as well as advising on all aspects of cross-border private equity. Kim leads several of the firm’s most valued client relationships and serves as a lead advisor on some of Canada’s most complex M&A transactions. As an active advocate of mentorship and diversity, she works to advance and mentor young lawyers and sits on the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Visit Lexpert’s website for a complete list of the 2020 Rising Stars Award winners here.