Bennett Jones' partners Bruce Hibbard and Jason Woycheshyn were honoured as winners of Lexpert's prestigious Rising Stars Awards on November 17, 2016, at a gala ceremony in Toronto. The event pays tribute to Canada’s leading lawyers under 40—from law firms and in-house—who are the rising stars of our country's legal community.
Bruce is a partner in Calgary who practises corporate and securities law, with a particular emphasis on public and private capital markets offerings, investment funds, corporate/commercial issues and mergers and acquisitions.
Jason is a partner in Toronto whose practice is focused on complex litigation including corporate commercial disputes, securities litigation, fraud investigations and recovery and professional negligence matters.
The keynote speaker at the Rising Stars Awards presentation was Marc-André Blanchard, Canada's Ambassador to the United Nations.