Here are the finalists and recipients (in bold) for the 2017 Western Canada General Counsel Awards, co-founded by the National Post and ZSA Legal Recruitment and sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais, Cassels Brock, Deloitte, Fasken Martineau, KPMG, Lawson Lundell, McCarthy Tétrault, and Wolfson Bell.
Lifetime Achievement: William Hartnett, Imperial Oil Ltd.
Western Canada General Counsel of the Year ( tie): Harry Andersen, Pembina Pipeline Corp.; Michel Bélec, Telus Corp.; David Calabrigo, Canfor Corp.; Pierre Magnan, Parkland Fuel Corp.; Paul Mendes, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.; Barbara Munroe, WestJet Airlines.
Deal Making: Joanna Cameron, NexGen Energy Ltd.; Randall Chatwin, Goldcorp Inc.; Kathryn Chisholm, Capital Power Corp.; Deepk Hundal, Ero Copper Corp.; Kevan King, Veresen Inc.; Darren Watt, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.
Litigation Management: Jody Johnson, TransCanada Pipelines Corp.; Kevin Price, Methanex Corp.; Andrew Wallace, PCL Constructors Inc.
Business Achievement: Zora Lazic, AltaLink; John Lowe, AltaGas Ltd.; Ronald Panchuk, Maha Energy.
Tomorrow’s Leader: Kyle Brunner, Seven Generations Energy Ltd.; Scott Cedergren, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.; Siobhan Galbraith, Schlumberger Canada Ltd.; Ryan LaRose, First Nations Bank of Canada; Benjamin Lee, TimberWest Forest Corp.; Kate Ryder, Cenovus Energy Inc.
Chris Hartnett, Justin Hartnett, Liz Hartnett and William ( Bill) Hartnett, Q.C. vice- president and general counsel, Imperial Oil Ltd. ( retired).
Cliff Proudfoot, managing partner, Lawson Lundell, and Siobhan Galbraith, legal counsel, Schlumberger Canada Ltd., Tomorrow’s Leader Award Recipient at the Western Canada General Counsel Awards In Calgary.
Jody Johnson, associate general counsel and director, litigation and employment law, TransCanada Pipelines Inc., Litigation Management Award, and Catherine Samuel, partner, business law and technology group, McCarthy Tétrault.
John Lowe, executive vicepresident, AltaGas Ltd., Business Achievement Award Recipient, and Keith Templeton, partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell, at the Western Canada General Counsel Awards on Nov. 9 in Calgary.
Hanna Cedergren and Scott Cedergren, assistant corporate secretary, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.
Kate Ryder, senior legal counsel, Cenovus Energy Inc. and Riaz Mamdani, Strategic Group.
Christopher Sweeney, chief executive officer and co- founder ZSA Legal Recruitment.
Joanne Alexander, executive VP and general counsel, Encana, and Dan Malamet, ZSA Legal Recruitment.