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News of the Firm Sep 22, 2021

Richard Epstein and Marc-André Godard Named as Stand-Out Lawyers

We are proud to announce that our partners Richard Epstein and Marc-André Godard have been selected as “Stand-Out Lawyers 2021”, formerly known as "Acritas Stars".

Independently named by in-house counsel in large organizations, Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyers are distinguished for their outstanding practice, value-added counsel and remarkable business acumen.

With more than 30 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, Richard Epstein has a highly regarded expertise in competition and antitrust law and as well as in foreign investment matters. Known for his innate business acumen as well as his pragmatic approach, Richard assists American and international businesses establish themselves in Canada and represents local clients in their transactions here and abroad.

A partner in charge of the Taxation group, Marc-André Godard focuses on the tax aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions, national and international restructurings, and tax planning for both public and private corporations. His understanding of the business world, his ability to explain tax implications in plain language, and his wide availability allow him to help executives make the best commercial decisions.

Congratulations, Marc-André and Richard, for this great acknowledgement!

About Thomson Reuters Stand-Out Lawyers

Formerly known as Acritas Stars, Thomson Reuters has a database of over 14,000 client-nominated stand-out lawyers in private practice around the globe. The names are volunteered by senior in-house counsel in large organizations, interviewed by Thomson Reuters about the legal market in a global Sharplegal study. The database is entirely free from law firm influence and contains individual lawyers who are among the most highly regarded by clients around the world.

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