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Woods establishing once again its top-tier position in the new edition of Chambers Canada


In its 2020 edition, Chambers Canada once again ranks Woods as a preeminent litigation, arbitration and insolvency firm. Based on extensive industry research and interviews with clients, Woods has earned a variety of honours, and four of our partners have been recognized for their excellence in dealing with high stakes disputes.

Litigation – General Commercial

Woods has earned one of Chambers’ highest rankings for Litigation: General Commercial (Band 2) in the province of Quebec. Commentators describe the firm and its lawyers' achievements as "high-quality across the board”.

James A. Woods, Ad. E.(Band 1) and Patrick Ouellet (Band 3) are considered prominent figures in Québec for their notable achievements and remarkable strategic insights in the practice area of commercial dispute resolution.

Alternative Dispute Resolution - Arbitration

Stephen L. Drymer is recognized as an eminent practitioner nationwide: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Band 1) and Dispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators (Band 2).

James A. Woods, Ad. E. is also among Canada’s leading practitioners in Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Band 3).


Sylvain A. Vauclair is one of Canada’s most prominent counsel in Insolvency and Restructuring (Band 4).

To view Chambers’ complete review of the firm, please click here.