Dentons Canada picks up 46 lawyers from Heenan
Dentons Canada has added 46 lawyers to its offices in offices in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary from failed firm Heenan Blaikie.
“The dissolution of a respected firm like Heenan Blailie is a sobering event for all of us in the Canadian legal community” said Chris Pinnington, Dentons’ Canada Chief Executive Officer. “However, we are pleased that our new colleagues have chosen Dentons as the firm best suited to meet the needs and expectations of their clients and to enable them to continue to build their successful practices. They enhance our strength in a number of our key practices and sectors, in strategic alignment with our Canadian and global platform.”
There are three partners ad two counsel among the group: Wendy Del Mul (counsel) and Allen Garson (partner) join Dentons’ Corporate group in Toronto; Kenneth Kraft (partner) and John Salmas (partner) join the firm’s insolvency group in Toronto; and Tommaso Nanci (counsel) joins Dentons’ Infrastructure/P3 group in Montreal.
The group also includes 11 associates and incoming summer and incoming articling students from Heenan Blaikie.