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Best Lawyers Canada 2019

Congratulations to our lawyers that have been recognized by their peers:

• Asset-Based Lending Practice
Kenneth B. Blasius Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Asset-Based Lending Practice: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010

• Aviation Law
Lawrence W. Olesen Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Aviation Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

• Banking and Finance Law
Kenneth B. Blasius Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Banking and Finance Law: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010
Graeme S. Marr Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Banking and Finance Law: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010

• Commercial Leasing Law
Stacey A. Denham Gibson – First Year Recognized in Commercial Leasing Law: 2018 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018

• Construction Law
Joseph J. Kueber Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Construction Law: 2014 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2014

• Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Joseph J. Kueber Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Corporate and Commercial Litigation: 2016 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2014

• Corporate Law
J. Patrick Bond Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Corporate Law: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

• Health Care Law
William S. Connauton Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Health Care Law: 2012 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

• Insurance Law
Sigurd Delblanc – First Year Recognized in Insurance Law: 2019 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2019
Kenneth B. Haluschak – First Year Recognized in Insurance Law: 2014 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2014
Michael R. Kinash Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Insurance Law: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2013
Joseph J. Kueber Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Insurance Law: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2014
Lawrence W. Olesen Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Insurance Law: 2012 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
J. Patrick Bond Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006
Robert Bruggeman – First Year Recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions Law: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2013
Michael W. Crozier Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006
Ben Horcica – First Year Recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions Law: 2016 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2016

• Real Estate Law
Kenneth B. Blasius Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010
R. John Butler Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006
Graeme S. Marr Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010
Bogumil F. Romanko Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

Securities Law
Robert Bruggeman – First Year Recognized in Securities Law: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2013
Douglas O. Goss Q.C. – First Year Recognized in Securities Law: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010

• Transportation Law
Lawrence W. Olesen Q.C.

2019/2020 Articling Student Search

Our firm is once again inviting second year law students to apply for a 2019-2020 articling student position with the firm.

Send your application to “bcrecruiters@bryanco.com” on or before Friday, May 18, 2018. Please include your undergraduate and law school academic transcripts. Unfortunately, we will not be able to offer an interview to every applicant. Successful applicants will hear from us by Friday, June 1, 2018.

For more information about the firm, please visit www.bryanco.com. We anticipate hiring two articling students this year. An articling student at Bryan & Company LLP can expect exposure to every practice area of the firm.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Bryan & Company LLP Student Leadership Award

Bryan & Company is proud to announce that Jenna Broomfield was awarded the Bryan & Company Student Leadership Award at the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta on June 3, 2017 for her demonstrated leadership through involvement in community organizations, athletic endeavors, student life and other extracurricular activities.

Bryan & Company LLP Welcomes New Articling Students

Bryan & Company LLP is pleased to introduce our three new articling students, Hailee Barber, Stefan Delblanc, and Samantha Hanson. All three students graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. Hailee hails from rural Alberta, while Stefan and Samantha are native Edmontonians.

2 Bryan & Company LLP Lawyers receive Lawyer of the Year recognition

Congratulations to:

  • Douglas O. Goss , Q.C. – Securities Law
  • Graeme S. Marr , Q.C. – Real Estate Law

for their recognition as Lawyer of the Year, 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

15 Lawyers from Bryan & Company LLP recognized in 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (2018)

Congratulations to:

Kenneth B. Blasius , Q.C. (2010) [5]

  • Asset-Based Lending Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

J. Patrick Bond , Q.C. (2006) [10]

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Robert Bruggeman (2013) [5]

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Law

R. John Butler , Q.C. (2006) [10]

  • Real Estate Law

William S. Connauton , Q.C. (2006) [10]

  • Health Care Law

Michael W. Crozier , Q.C. (2006) [10]

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Stacey A. Denham Gibson (*)

  • Commercial Leasing Law

Douglas O. Goss , Q.C. (2010) [5]

  • Securities Law

Kenneth B. Haluschak (2014) [5]

  • Insurance Law

Ben Horcica (2016)

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Michael R. Kinash , Q.C. (2013) [5]

  • Insurance Law

Joseph J. Kueber , Q.C. (2014) [5]

  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law

Graeme S. Marr , Q.C. (2010) [5]

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Lawrence W. Olesen , Q.C. (2006) [10]

  • Aviation Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Transportation Law

Bogumil F. Romanko , Q.C. (2006) [10]

  • Real Estate Law

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed in any practice area.
(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.
[#] Anniversary plaque for which lawyer is eligible (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 years).

14 Lawyers from Bryan & Company LLP included in the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

Ben Horcica (2016)
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Bogumil F. Romanko QC (2006) [10]
• Real Estate Law

Douglas O. Goss QC (2010) [5]
• Securities Law

Graeme S. Marr QC (2010) [5]
• Banking and Finance Law
• Real Estate Law

J. Patrick Bond QC (2006) [10]
• Corporate Law
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Joseph J. Kueber QC (2014)
• Construction Law
• Corporate and Commercial Litigation
• Insurance Law

Kenneth B. Blasius QC (2010) [5]
• Asset-Based Lending Practice
• Banking and Finance Law
• Real Estate Law

Kenneth B. Haluschak (2014)
• Insurance Law

Lawrence W. Olesen QC (2006) [10]
• Aviation Law
• Insurance Law
• Transportation Law

Michael R. Kinash QC (2013) [5]
• Insurance Law

Michael W. Crozier QC (2006) [10]
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law

R. John Butler QC (2006) [10]
• Real Estate Law

Robert Bruggeman (2013) [5]
• Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Securities Law

William S. Connauton QC (2006) [10]
• Health Care Law

Tim Smythe, Carter Greschner and Jordan Mertz admitted to the Partnership

The Partners of Bryan & Company LLP are proud to announce that Tim Smythe, Carter Greschner and Jordan Mertz have been admitted to the partnership effective January 1, 2016.

Tim obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in 2007 and a Bachelor of Laws in 2010, both from the University of Alberta. Tim was admitted to the Alberta bar in 2011, and practices as a civil litigator, primarily in the areas of insurance defence, employment, construction law, contract disputes and corporate commercial litigation.

Carter graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Laws in 2010, and was admitted to the Alberta bar in 2011. Carter’s practice is focused on litigation and all forms of dispute resolution, primarily in the areas of contractual, insurance and corporate disputes. He is also appears before administrative tribunals.

Jordan obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in 2007 and a Bachelor of Laws in 2010, both from the University of Alberta. Jordan was admitted to the Alberta bar in 2011, and practices as a solicitor with a focus on commercial leasing, financing and health professional commercial transactions.

Congratulations to our new partners.

14 Lawyers from Bryan & Company LLP included in the 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada

Bryan & Company LLP is pleased to annouce that 14 of its lawyers have been listed in this year’s edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Asset-Based Lending Practice
Kenneth B. Blasius QC

Aviation Law
Lawrence W. Olesen QC

Banking and Finance Law
Graeme S. Marr QC
Kenneth B. Blasius QC

Construction Law
Joseph J. Kueber QC

Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Joseph J. Kueber QC

Corporate Law
J. Patrick Bond QC

Health Care Law
William S. Connauton QC

Insurance Law
Timothy C. Hagg QC
Joseph J. Kueber QC
Kenneth B. Haluschak
Lawrence W. Olesen QC
Michael R. Kinash QC

Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Ben Horcica
J. Patrick Bond QC
Michael W. Crozier QC
Robert Bruggeman

Real Estate Law
Bogumil F. Romanko QC
Graeme S. Marr QC
Kenneth B. Blasius QC
R. John Butler QC

Securities Law
Douglas O. Goss QC
Robert Bruggeman

Transportation Law
Lawrence W. Olesen QC

Bryan & Company Welcomes New Articling Students

Bryan & Company LLP is pleased to introduce our four new articling students, Chaylene Gallagher, J. Mikhial Carter, Matt Charleton, and Megan Hogendoorn. All four students graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. Chaylene, Mikhial, and Megan hail from Edmonton and Matt moved from Vancouver to study law. Chaylene, Mikhial and Matt began their articling year July 2nd, Megan will be commencing this spring after she completes clerking at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.