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RSS Welcomes Ariane Vanasse in Its Insurance Law Group

RSS is proud to announce that Ariane Vanasse, a litigator, is joining the firm’s Insurance Law Group. A member of the Bar since 2018, Ariane has focused her practice on litigation and dispute resolution, dealing with numerous areas of law such as claims for latent defects.

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11 Connolly Gallagher Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

11 Connolly Gallagher Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Eleven Connolly Gallagher attorneys have been named by Super Lawyers in their annual attorney rankings. Seven attorneys were named Super Lawyers and four additional attorneys were recognized as Rising Stars in a ranking process that included peer nominations, peer evaluations, and independent research. Approximately 5 percent of attorneys are named as Super Lawyers and 2.5 percent are named as Rising Stars. Connolly Gallagher offers its clients a multidisciplinary approach and is proud to be recognized by Super Lawyers for excellence in eleven different practice areas.

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Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld (RCCB) Announces Fourteen 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®

Philadelphia, PA, May 26, 2022Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC (RCCB), a law firm offering a distinctive combination of practical business acumen, legal expertise, and entrepreneurial passion, today announced fourteen RCCB lawyers have been named to the 2022 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists.

“Highlighting the firm’s wide array of strengths, we are pleased to honor this distinguished group of lawyers who have excelled in their respective practice areas,” said Neil A. Cooper, Executive Partner.

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Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022 – Shortlist Announced

A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm proudly announces that our firm as well as three of our women lawyers have been shortlisted, in a total of six different categories, in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022. 

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RSS Sponsors the Fondation des Camps Odyssée to Support Youth Development

RSS is pleased to announce that it is supporting the Fondation des Camps Odyssée with a $50,000 donation.

Les Camps Odyssée, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year with a major fund-raising campaign of its Foundation, is a non-profit organization promoting the development of 4- to 19-year-olds by offering them a “camp experience”: summer camps, outdoor education programs and excursions, etc.

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Brigitte Garceau Elected to the Board of the Bar of Montréal

Brigitte Garceau is one of three members elected as councillors of the Bar of Montréal for the 2022–2023 term. She perpetuates our Family Law Group’s commitment to the local section of our professional order, evidenced when Lynne Kassie, Ad. E., was bâtonnière.

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William Dion-Bernard To Speak on Wills Drafting

Nowadays, blended families and common-law unions are no longer exceptional.  Estate planning strategies that were designed for traditional families are no longer adapted.

On May 12, during the forum on estate planning and settlement held by the Association de planification fiscale et financière, William Dion-Bernard will make a presentation on “Rédaction de testaments sur mesure” (Drafting tailored wills), offering solutions suited to contemporary realities.

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Lynne Kassie to Receive the Mérite Christine-Tourigny

The Mérite Christine-Tourigny is one of the Bar of Quebec’s most distinctive tributes. It is awarded each year to mark a member’s social commitment and special contribution to the progress of women in the legal profession.

This year, the distinction is awarded to Lynne Kassie, Ad. E., head of our firm’s Family Law Group. Ever since her beginnings, Ms. Kassie has acted as a mentor to many women lawyers and continues to shine with her sound advice, her energy and her passion for the profession. The Mérite will be officially awarded at the Journée du Barreau, on June 17.

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ILN Update on Ukraine

Since February 24, 2022, the International Lawyers Network has continued to monitor the events in Ukraine closely. We posted an initial statement on February 25th condemning the attack by Russia, followed by an unequivocal statement against the war on March 2nd. Due to the continued escalation and the clear breach of international law as stated by the International Bar Association and ruled by the International Court of Justice, the ILN has agreed, with immediate effect, that the member firms in Russia will no longer be members of the International Lawyers Network.

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Jean-Pierre Sheppard Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

RSS is very pleased to announce that Jean-Pierre Sheppard, from our Civil and Commercial Litigation Group, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

The Counsel is comprised of litigators from the United States and Canada, allowing them to exchange ideas and contribute to their professional development. Membership is limited to 3,500 members: less than 0.5% of the lawyers in each country. Membership is by invitation only, which follows a careful examination of each candidate’s achievements before the courts and ethics. Less than 30 Quebec lawyers have qualified, including Charles E. Flam and Patrick Henry, and now, Jean-Pierre.

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