Alison Adam and Ashley Christie Named Lexpert Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that Partners Alison Adam and Ashley Christie have been selected as winners of the 2022 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.

The annual Rising Stars Awards are presented to lawyers from law firms and in-house counsel, aged 40 or under, who are up-and-coming in the Canadian legal community. Lexpert selects the finalists based on a number of criteria. An advisory board votes on the winning candidates.

Alison’s Rising Star profile can be read here and Ashley’s Rising Star profile can be accessed by clicking here.  

In addition to being exceptional lawyers, both Alison and Ashley play leading roles at McLennan Ross. As Chair of the Marketing Committee, Alison is leads a committee of lawyers and collaborates with the firm’s marketing department to oversee the marketing budget and initiatives across three offices. Alison recently participated in a task force engaged in a review of the firm’s partnership policy, including a review of diversity, equity, and inclusion in partnership admissions. She also has a strong track record of mentoring and coaching associates and articling students, currently acting as the formal mentor to four associates.

Since becoming a Partner, Ashley has worked closely with our Insurance Practice Group. She often organizes internal sessions for her fellow Partners and lawyers. Ashley routinely mentors students and lawyers at McLennan Ross and acts as a principal to Articling Students.

We are thrilled to see Alison and Ashley’s accomplishments recognized, and we congratulate them on these well-deserved awards.