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, K.C. and Stephen Schachter, K.C. Clients note that they have a “very strong team coming up right after them” and that “The mentorship from senior lawyers is readily apparent”.

Benchmark recognizes that partner Mark Oulton has a well-deserved reputation as an authority on forestry litigation, with a client stating he is “incredibly hard working and…knowledgeable”. Partner James MacInnis, K.C., is described as “incredibly smart” , while partner Karen Carteri is noted for having handled a huge piece of litigation regarding the PacNet case. A peer comments that partner Peter R. Senkpiel, K.C. is “really getting out there and building his reputation in the market”.

This year, partner Julia Lockhart has been newly ranked as a Litigation Star, joining partners Karen Carteri, Murray Clemens, K.C., R.J. Randall Hordo, K.C., James MacInnis, K.C., Irwin Nathanson, K.C., Mark Oulton, Stephen R. Schachter, K.C. and Peter R. Senkpiel, K.C.

Irwin and Stephen have also again been ranked as among the Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada, a status they have each maintained for many years.

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