HALIFAX (November 5, 2013) – Cox & Palmer, a full-service law firm in the Atlantic region, announced today that Stewart Hayne, a Partner in the Halifax office, has been honoured as a “Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40” by the national publication Lexpert® Magazine. Stewart was formally recognized on November 4 at the annual Rising Stars Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation in Toronto.
Stewart practices in the area of intellectual property litigation. He is a registered Trade-mark agent and a patent agent for both Canada and the United States. Through his unique skill set, Stewart assists clients with IP licensing, transactions and development agreements as well as issues arising out of US government funding and defence transactions. He has a proven record of success that is applauded by his clients and colleagues alike.
“This marks the 6th time a Cox & Palmer lawyer has received this accolade in recent years. We are happy to celebrate Stewart’s success as a leader in his field and a strong mentor to his peers,” says Daniel Gallivan Q.C., Regional CEO. “Stewart has developed a preeminent reputation in intellectual property law and strong client relationships. We congratulate and celebrate his success."
The “Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40” awards are presented to lawyers from law firms and in-house counsel, aged 40 or under, who are seen to be rising stars in the Canadian legal community. Lexpert® selects the finalists based on a number of criteria, and a 32 member advisory board votes on the winning candidates.
Cox & Palmer is a regional law firm with offices in every major commercial centre in Atlantic Canada.