Woods is pleased to announce that one of its partners, Louis Seveno, has been named by Lexpert® as one of the most promising lawyers in Canada. The Rising Stars awards is given annually to a selection of lawyers aged 40 and under who have distinguished themselves by their reputation among clients and colleagues, their involvement in the community and their contribution to the development of the profession. “We are very proud that Louis has been named a rising star in the legal profession in Canada and that a jury of more than 35 chief legal officers of major corporations and managing partners of leading law firms in Canada recognized his talent. Known for his legal skills, but also his resilience, integrity and leadership, Louis exemplifies our commitment to excellence in serving our clients in Quebec and elsewhere,” said Caroline Biron, Managing Partner of Woods.
Louis Seveno specializes in high-stakes civil and commercial litigation and arbitration. He acts in cases involving Canadian and foreign corporations dealing with local, cross-border or multi-jurisdictional issues. Called to the bars of Quebec, Ontario and New York, he appears before trial and appellate courts, as well as before domestic and international arbitral tribunals.
Louis is also acknowledged by his peers in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. He is additionally recognized as one of Canada’s leading infrastructure lawyers in the 2020 Lexpert Special Edition: Infrastructure.