Two Davies Lawyers Named Lexpert Rising Stars
Davies partners Jennifer Grossklaus and Derek Ricci were recognized as 2016 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 at a ceremony last night in Toronto. The nomination criteria for this prestigious award include legal talent, business acumen, major accomplishments, community participation, interpersonal skills and the respect of their peers.
Jennifer is a key player in Davies’ M&A, Corporate/Commercial, Capital Markets and Mining practices and distinguishes herself through involvement in some of the firm’s most high-profile transactions. She also demonstrates leadership and commitment to her community by chairing the board of a local not-for-profit school and assisting in its fundraising efforts.
Derek regularly demonstrates his leadership and talent as a litigator by successfully handling complex and novel cases. He impresses clients with his intelligence, thoughtfulness and judgment. In addition, Derek shows a high level of dedication to serving the community through his pro bono work and involvement in mentoring associates and students.