McInnes Cooper

The Atlantics


Dispute resolution

One of the “big three” legal institutions in Atlantic Canada, McInnes Cooper maintains an omnipresent status on cases. throughout the region With six offices in the region, spanning every Maritime province, “They are obviously a firm you are going to run into,” confirms a peer, “but I’m pleased to say that I haven’t noticed any variation in quality on their bench. All of the litigators I’ve encountered there are top-notch, which you can’t always say about bigger firms.”

Halifax’s Michelle Awad continues to be an active and visible presence, a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers with a docket that balances a wide range of commercial matters. Awad’s experience comes from years of working on files involving insurance, securities, product liability and even defamation. “Michelle is certainly among the best and brightest that Halifax has to offer, and she has a reputation outside Atlantic Canada as well.”