The American College of Trial Lawyers announced today the nomination of Valerie Prather as a Fellow. Prather is a Partner with Bennett Jones LLP in their Calgary office. Her practice focuses on energy litigation, professional negligence and education law.
Fellowship is extended only by invitation after careful investigation to those experienced trial lawyers having no fewer than fifteen years at the Bar "who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality". Membership is limited to no more than one percent of the Bar in any State or Province.
"This is a well deserved honour", said Hugh MacKinnon, CEO of Bennett Jones LLP. "We are delighted that the College has acknowledged what we at Bennett Jones have always known about Valerie."
About Bennett Jones
Bennett Jones is one of Canada's premier business law firms, and home to more than 375 lawyers and business advisors in nine offices – Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Ottawa, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha, Beijing and Washington*. With exceptional experience in complex cross-border and international transactions, Bennett Jones is well equipped to advise foreign businesses and investors with Canadian ventures, and to connect Canadian businesses and investors with opportunities around the world.