Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP welcomes 17 new lawyers



    Top tier expertise drawn to strengths of national law firm's real estate,
    tax, securities and corporate practices

    TORONTO, March 27 /CNW/ - Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC), one of
Canada's leading full-service business law firms, will add 17 top tier lawyers
to its Toronto office in early April 2007. The nine partners, four counsel and
four associates joining FMC were previously with Toronto's highly respected
law firm Goodman and Carr. They will enhance FMC's strength in Real Estate,
Tax, Securities, Corporate and Litigation.
    "At Fraser Milner Casgrain, our people are our greatest strength," says
Michel Brunet, FMC's Chair and Chief Executive Officer. "These individuals are
highly respected in the Canadian legal and business communities. They have
sharp minds and a wealth of knowledge in their respective practice areas. By
joining FMC, they now have a national platform upon which to grow already
strong client relationships and deliver the highest quality counsel and
service across the country, regardless of geographic boundaries."
    "We are delighted to welcome these leading practitioners to FMC's Toronto
office," says Chris Pinnington, Managing Partner, FMC Toronto. "We consider it
a coup that each of them chose FMC in this very competitive market for legal
talent. In each case, their expertise, clients and goals are strategically
aligned with those of FMC." He adds: "They are among the best in the country,
with proven track records and well-rounded experience that further strengthens
our diverse practice groups. The addition of this new talent further
strengthens FMC's dynamic team, which anticipates clients' needs and helps
them succeed."

    About Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP
    For more than 165 years, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP has distinguished
itself as one of Canada's leading business law firms. With over 500 lawyers in
Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and an office in New
York, FMC offers the essential depth of experience and trusted legal advice to
anticipate clients' needs and help them succeed. Visit: www.fmc-law.com


    List of Lawyers Joining Fraser Milner Casgrain from Goodman & Carr

    Real Estate
    Sheldon L. Disenhouse, Partner (Real Estate/Commercial Leasing)
    Jules A. Mikelberg, Partner (Real Estate/Condominium Law)
    Douglas B. Quick, Counsel (Municipal and Land Use Planning)
    Renata L. Rizzardi, Counsel
    Tammy Evans, Associate
    Julie Robbins, Associate (Property Leasing)

    Tax
    Paul Bleiwas, Partner
    Earl I. Miller, Counsel
    Joanne Golden, Associate

    Corporate/Commercial
    Jeffrey J. Fineberg, Partner
    Laurence M. Geringer, Partner
    Steve Watson, Partner
    David Moscovitz, Counsel
    Anna Balinsky, Associate

    Securities/Corporate Finance
    Jenny Chu Steinberg, Partner

    Commercial Litigation
    Neil S. Rabinovitch, Partner
    Archie Rabinowitz, Partner (Commercial Litigation and Wills & Estates)





For further information:

For further information: Margaret McCaffery, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP,
(416) 863-4481, Margaret.mccaffery@fmc-law.com; Ann Marie Cerio, Fraser Milner
Casgrain LLP, (416) 863-4427, annmarie.cerio@fmc-law.com; Matthew Kanas,
Maverick Public Relations Inc., (416) 640-5525, ext. 237,
matthewk@maverickpr.com

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