The 2018 edition of Benchmark Canada went to press in April, and rankings and editorial have since been published online.

Congratulations to all those who have been nominated as litigation stars or future stars. An additional congratulations to all those who have been nominated to the elite category of the Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada. (See below)

Thank you to all of the firms who generously supported Benchmark Canada during the 2018 cycle:

Babin Bessner Spry
Bennett Jones LLP
Bereskin & Parr
Blake Cassels & Graydon
Crawley MacKewn Brush
Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Field Law
Fillmore Riley
Langlois Lawyers
Guild Yule
Harper Grey
Hill Sokalski Walsh Olson
Hunter Litigation Chambers
Lawson Lundell LLP
LCM Avocats
Lenczner Slaght
McEwan Partners
Merrick Jamieson Sterns Washington & Mahody
Miller Thomson
Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson
Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein
Polley Faith
Renno Vathilakis
Rueters LLP
Shapray Cramer Fitterman & Lamer
Singleton Reynolds Urquhart Vogel
Sugden McFee & Roos
Thornton Grout Finnigan

The Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada were also announced. See below for a complete list:

David Aitken Aitken Klee
Benjamin Zarnett Goodmans
Joseph Groia Groia & Co.
Matthew Gottlieb Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb
Jonathan Lisus Lax O'Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb
Sarit Batner McCarthy Tétrault
Paul Steep McCarthy Tétrault
Michelle Awad, QC McInnes Cooper
Peter Roy Roy O'Connor
Sheila Block Torys
Patricia Jackson Torys
Bryan Finlay, QC WeirFoulds
Mark Andrews, QC Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
Geoffrey Cowper, QC Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
Robert Harrison Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
Tom Curry Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin
Peter Griffin Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin
Monique Jilesen Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin
Irwin Nathanson, QC Nathanson Schachter & Thompson
Stephen Schachter, QC Nathanson Schachter & Thompson
Chris Paliare  Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein 
Peter Linder Peacock Linder Halt & Mack
Perry Mack, QC Peacock Linder Halt & Mack
Karim Renno Renno Vathilakis
Howard Shapray, QC Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer Fitterman Lamer
Brian Gover Stockwoods
Paul Le Vay Stockwoods
Patrick Ouellet Woods
James Woods Woods
Jeffrey Leon Bennett Jones
Munaf Mohamed Bennett Jones
Robert Staley Bennett Jones
Richard Swan Bennett Jones
Blair Yorke-Slader Bennett Jones
Michael Barrack Blake Cassels & Graydon
Jeff Galway Blake Cassels & Graydon
William Brock Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Guy Du Pont Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Kent Thomson Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Kenneth McEwan, QC McEwan Partners
Gunars Gaikis Smart & Biggar
Hein Poulus, QC Stikeman Elliott
William Kenny, QC Miller Thomson
Andrew Faith Polley Faith
Guy Pratte Borden Ladner Gervais
Doug Mitchell IMK
Éric Azran Stikeman Elliott
David Byers Stikeman Elliott
Marc-André Coulombe Stikeman Elliott
Peter Howard Stikeman Elliott