July 5, 2021
HALIFAX, July 5, 2021 – McInnes Cooper is pleased to announce that Rebecca Hiltz LeBlanc has joined the firm as a Partner.
Rebecca will be joining the firm’s litigation group, focusing in the areas of commercial and estate litigation. The hire signals the firm’s strategic objective to engage the best talent, enabling business growth and innovation of its legal services offering.
“We are always looking at the opportunities in the marketplace and dynamically pivoting to better position ourselves to serve our clients with excellence,” says Kevin Kiley, McInnes Cooper’s Managing Partner. “As a result, our team is growing and we are attracting the best talent across the board. Rebecca is a great example of this in action.”
Rebecca is a recognized litigation lawyer, having been named as a Benchmark Litigation Future Star by Benchmark Canada for several years running. Her professionalism in and out of the courtroom have built a positive reputation with both clients and peers.
When asked about the move, Rebecca commented, “Over the course of my career, I have worked with many of the lawyers who are now my new colleagues, and I am just thrilled to be a part of this team. I have watched MC develop a number of exciting initiatives relating to business development and the way law is traditionally practiced. I’m excited to have the opportunity to join this group of insightful and forward-thinking lawyers.”
Beyond her legal practice, Rebecca is actively involved with professional and community organizations, including the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, the Canadian Bar Association and the Neptune Theatre Foundation. She is also a member of the 36th Canadian Brigade Group (Nova Scotia) Band.
Rebecca will support McInnes Cooper’s pursuit of excellence and enhance value for clients within and outside Atlantic Canada.
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McInnes Cooper is one of the 25 largest business law firms in Canada and a member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms. Providing strategic counsel to industry-leading clients from Canada and abroad, the firm continues to thrive through its relentless focus on client success, talent engagement and innovation. With an integrated team of nearly 200 lawyers and over 200 professional resources across six locations in key economic centers across Atlantic Canada, McInnes Cooper is positioned – both in size and experience – to offer clients a full range of legal services.
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