JSS BARRISTERS "HIGHLY RECOMMENDED" BY BENCHMARK FOR 2014

Benchmark Canada

Benchmark has released its rankings for 2014, and JSS Barristers has achieved the top-end "Highly Recommended" status for Alberta.

A number of the partners received individual rankings; Carsten Jensen was selected as "Alberta Litigator of the Year."

Please see the details below from
http://www.benchmarklitigation.com/provinces/107-alberta/firms

Matthew Epp


  • Future Star (2014) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • Future Star (2013) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • "Repeatedly Recommended" Leading Practitioner, Litigation - Securities (2013) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • Leading Practitioner in Securities Litigation (2011) - Canada, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Darren J. Reed


  • Future Star (2014) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • Future Star (2013) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • "Litigators to Watch", Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation (2012 and 2013) - United States, Lexpert
  • Finalist, "Rising Stars" - Leading Lawyers Under 40 (2013) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • Finalist, "Rising Stars" - Leading Lawyers Under 40 (2012) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • Finalist, "Rising Stars" - Leading Lawyers Under 40 (2011) - Alberta, Lexpert

Robert Hawkes QC


  • Local Litigation Star (2014) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • Local Litigation Star (2013) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star (2014) - Canada, Energy and Natural Resources, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star (2013) - Canada, Energy and Natural Resources, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star (2014) - COmmercial Litigation, Benchmark Rating
  • "Repeatedly Recommended" Leading Practitioner, Class Actions (2013) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • Lawyer of the Year, Class Action Litigation (2013) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Local Litigation Star (2012) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star (2012) - Canada, Securities Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star (2012) - Canada, Energy and Natural Resources Benchmark Rating
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel, 2012

Carsten Jensen QC, FCIArb


  • Recognized in Chambers Global (Chambers & Partners) for Dispute Resolution, and specifically for expertise in class actions, oil and gas litigation and shareholder disputes
  • "AV Preeminent" Legal Ability (2013) - Canada, Martindale-Hubbell
  • "AV Preeminent" Ethical Standards (2013) - Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Repeatedly Recommended" Leading Practitioner, Litigation - Corporate Commercial (2013) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • "Repeatedly Recommended" Leading Practitioner, Class Actions (2013) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • "Repeatedly Recommended" Leading Practitioner, Medical Negligence (2013) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • Local Litigation Star (2013) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Energy and Natural Resources (2013) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Arbitration (2013) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Class Action (2013) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Best Lawyer, Class Action Litigation (2013) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Best Lawyer, Corporate and Commercial Litigation (2013) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Best Lawyer, Personal Injury Litigation (2013) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Local Litigation Star (2012) - Alberta, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Insolvency (2012) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Energy and Natural Resources (2012) - Canada, Benchmark Rating

Sabri Shawa QC, FCIArb


  • Best Lawyer, Alternative Dispute Resolution - Arbitration (2014) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Best Lawyer, Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation (2014) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Best Lawyer, Alternative Dispute Resolution - Arbitration (2013) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Best Lawyer, Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation (2013) - Alberta, Best Lawyer International
  • Nominated for the Howard Tidswell Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence (2009) - Alberta, University of Calgary

Glenn Solomon QC


  • Chambers Global (Chambers and Partners) - 2014 Recognition as "Leader is in his Field" for Dispute Resolution
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Canada (2014) - American Lawyer Media
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Canada (2013) - American Lawyer Media
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Canada (2014) - The American Lawyer Magazine
  • Top Rated Lawyers in Canada (2014) - Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Legal Ability (2014) - Alberta, Martindale-Hubbell
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Legal Ability (2013) - Alberta, Martindale-Hubbell
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Ethical Standards (2014) - Alberta, Martindale-Hubbell
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Ethical Standards (2013) - Alberta, Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Repeatedly Recommended" Leading Practitioner, Litigation - Securities (2014) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • "Repeatedly Recommended" Leading Practitioner, Litigation - Securities (2013) - Alberta, Lexpert
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Legal Ability (2014) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Legal Ability (2013) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Legal Ability (2012) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Legal Ability (2011) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Legal Ability (2010) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Ethical Standards (2014) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Ethical Standards (2013) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Ethical Standards (2012) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Ethical Standards (2011) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Ethical Standards (2010) - Alberta, Lawyers.com
  • Local Litigation Star (2014) - Alberta
  • Local Litigation Star (2013) - Alberta
  • Litigation Star, Energy and Natural Resources (2014) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Energy and Natural Resources (2013) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Energy and Natural Resources (2012) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Insolvency (2014) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Insolvency (2013) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Arbitration (2014) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Arbitration (2013) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Securities (2014) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Securities (2013) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Securities (2012) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Litigation Star, Insurance (2012) - Canada, Benchmark Rating
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012) - Alberta
  • "Top Rated Lawyer in Canada" (2014) - Canada, Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • "Top Rated Lawyer in Canada" (2012) - Canada, Corporate Counsel Magazine
  • "Top Rated Lawyer in Canada" (2014) - Canada, The American Lawyer Magazine
  • "Top Rated Lawyer in Canada" (2012) - Canada, The American Lawyer Magazine
  • Local Litigation Star (2012) - Alberta
  • Leading Practitioner, Securities Litigation (2014) - Canada, Lexpert
  • Leading Practitioner, Securities Litigation (2013) - Canada, Lexpert
  • Leading Practitioner, Securities Litigation (2012) - Canada, Lexpert
  • Leading Practitioner, Securities Litigation (2011) - Canada, Lexpert
  • Leading Practitioner, Personal Injury Litigation (2012) - Canada, Lexpert
  • Leading Practitioner, Personal Injury Litigation (2011) - Canada, Lexpert
  • Member, The Ellen Fairclough Society - March of Dimes Canada
  • Queen's Counsel Appointment (2010)
  • Repeatedly Recommended Rating - Canada, Lexpert
  • Phone: 403-571-1520
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