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May 25, 2017

Fillmore Riley’s litigators recognized by Benchmark Canada 2017

Benchmark Canada has again identified Fillmore Riley LLP as one of the most “highly recommended” litigation firms in Manitoba. Benchmark Canada is a guide to Canada’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. The guide results are the culmination of a four-month research period that allows researchers to conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients.

During the research process, Benchmark Canada examines recent cases handled by the firms and asks clients and other sources to offer their professional opinions on litigators practising within their province or practice area(s) across the country.

“Each one of us is proud to be recognized as standout litigators in our respective areas,” said Bernice Bowley, the Chair of Litigation at Fillmore Riley. “Our recognized litigation team means that Fillmore Riley is retained in Manitoba’s largest and most and complex litigation.”

The following Fillmore Riley lawyers have been recognized as “Litigation Stars” and “Future Stars” by Benchmark Canada:

Litigation Stars

Stuart Blake

Bernice Bowley

Beth Eva
Appellate, General Commercial

Richard Good
General Commercial

Dana Nelko
Estate, Insurance

Bob Peters

Charles Sherbo

David Skwark
Construction, Insurance

Future Stars

Andrew Loewen
Curran McNicol

Fillmore Riley provides particular depth and expertise in insurance law. The insurance group works in all areas of property, casualty, and speciality insurance lines. The firm represents most of Canada’s major national insurers, a variety of international insurers, and many large programs. It also represents a number of brokers, agents, and adjusting firms involved in the insurance industry.

The firm has represented its clients before all levels of court and at tribunals and inquiries. Fillmore Riley is a founding member of the Risk Management Counsel of Canada (RMC). RMC is a national association of independent law firms who work together to handle multi- jurisdictional insurance law matters. With extensive trial and appellate advocacy experience, Fillmore Riley has been instrumental in developing court rules to expedite the litigation process.