It’s official, Ottenheimer Baker joins McInnes Cooper
January 2, 2014
McInnes Cooper is delighted to officially welcome the excellent lawyers of Ottenheimer Baker, one of the Newfoundland and Labrador’s most respected legal teams, to the McInnes Cooper team. Effective January 2, 2014, the firms have joined together in McInnes Cooper’s St. John’s, NL office with a combined complement of 48 lawyers, making McInnes Cooper Newfoundland and Labrador’s largest law firm.
“McInnes Cooper is continually focused on finding strategic opportunities to provide the best services our clients need and expect,” said Ray Adlington, Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, McInnes Cooper. “Our firms share a genuine energy and enthusiasm about the future of Newfoundland and Labrador.”
“Our practice offering, client mix, professional commitment and expertise are all well aligned, and with both teams coming together we will continue to grow our service offerings and opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador,” said Doug Skinner, Regional Lead Partner for Newfoundland and Labrador, McInnes Cooper.
“There is an increasing level of economic activity in Newfoundland and Labrador and we want to help our clients continue to grow with it,” said John Baker Q.C, Partner and Chair of the Partnership, Ottenheimer Baker. “The skills and experiences of our lawyers complement each other and the clients we serve are similar. As part of the McInnes Cooper team, we can grow the opportunities we all have and better serve our clients.”
Clients of both firms, with operations in Newfoundland and Labrador can expect the same great service they always have, but with access to even more resources and a more powerful firm behind them. McInnes Cooper has a great transition plan in place and it will be our focus to ensure everything runs seamlessly.
Founded in 1859, McInnes Cooper is among the top business law firms in Canada, with more than 200 lawyers in offices throughout the Atlantic region, serving clients across North America and abroad. The firm is a market leader in energy & natural resources, business law, litigation, employment, tax, real estate and insurance. McInnes Cooper is also a member of Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms.
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