Bennett Jones congratulates Calgary partner David McKinnon and Toronto partner Aaron Sonshine on being named Lexpert Rising Stars for 2017. The prestigious awards celebrate Canada’s leading lawyers under 40, from law firms and in-house across the country.
David and Aaron were honoured at a Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on November 16.
David McKinnon's litigation practice focuses on the resolution of complex commercial, energy and environmental, shareholder, franchise, and aviation disputes. He also represents physicians in matters of professional negligence. He is a member of Bennett Jones' Kickstart program for innovative entrepreneurs, and is an active volunteer in his community, serving as a governor of EducationMatters and committee member of UNICEF Water for Life.
Aaron practices corporate and securities law with particular emphasis on corporate finance, M&A, private equity and corporate governance matters. He has done a significant amount of work in the mining, power and utilities, tech and biotech sectors, among others. Aaron is active with the UJA Federation of Greater Toronto and other charitable organizations in his personal time, and he does a great deal of mentoring at Bennett Jones, recently joining the firm's associate review committee.
Congratulations David and Aaron!