Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP “maintains its coveted dominance in the city’s dispute resolution community, a position it has held for decades” and continues to be ranked in the highest category for Dispute Resolution by Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark describes the firm as “one of Vancouver’s premier litigation boutiques” thanks to the guidance of named partners Irwin Nathanson, Q.C. and Stephen Schachter, Q.C., with a “very strong team coming up right after them”. Partners Karen Carteri, Murray Clemens, Q.C., R.J. Randall Hordo, Q.C., Kevin Loo, James MacInnis, Q.C., Irwin Nathanson, Q.C., Stephen Schachter, Q.C. and Peter Senkpiel have again received Benchmark’s Litigation Star designation for 2021. Newest partner Julia Lockhart has been recognized as a Future Star. James MacInnis is described as “generating a pronounced level of acclaim” for his work, while Peter Senkpiel is identified as a “younger partner seeing a steady ascent in profile”. Karen Carteri also receives high praise as a next-generation partner receiving accolades in the industry.

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