McLennan Ross Announces New Partners

McLennan Ross is pleased to announce that Jennifer Biernaskie, Alain Chiasson,  Evan Dixon and Dani Fialkov have been named as partners with the firm.

Jennifer's practice focuses on insurance & risk management and commercial litigation. Jennifer’s experience  includes a wide variety of claims involving professional liability, sexual abuse, property loss and injury claims. She has acted for a variety of insurers in Alberta and Nova Scotia as both defence and coverage counsel.In her commercial litigation practice, Jennifer has been involved in complex multi-party litigation, shareholder oppression claims, and various contractual disputes.

Alain practices in the area of corporate commercial securities law. He has extensive experience advising clients in various areas of business law, corporate law, securities law, taxation and estate planning including, corporate reorganizations, estate freezes, tax litigation and purchase/sale of shares and assets, with an emphasis in dealing with mining and natural resources.

Evan's practices in the area of  Energy, Environmental & Regulatory law. He has significant experience dealing with project permitting and complex litigation matters relating to the duty to consult. Evan works with his clients to develop a legal strategy and prepares submissions on behalf of project proponents and intervenors in regulatory proceedings. Evan also has a strong background in Aboriginal law, which has included negotiations with First Nations groups in relation to obtaining project approvals.

Dani is a member of the Corporate Commercial Securities team at McLennan Ross. Dedicated to providing sound advice and guidance to his clients, Dani maintains a successful practice with focus on mergers and acquisitions, financial services, commercial real estate, general corporate and commercial matters and securities matters.