Denis Fleming Selected as a Lexpert® Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40

December 5, 2012

ST. JOHN’S (December 5, 2012) – Cox & Palmer, a preeminent full-service law firm in the Atlantic region, today announced that Denis Fleming, a partner in the St. John’s office, has been honoured as a “Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40” by the national publication Lexpert® Magazine. Denis was formally recognized on December 3 at the annual Rising Stars Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation in Toronto.

“It’s nice to see that those outside the organization have discovered what we already know – Denis is a trusted advisor, leader and mentor,” says Daniel Gallivan Q.C., Regional CEO. “His passion for his work and strong business acumen have resulted in incredible client relationships, which are the foundation of successful practices."

Denis is a dedicated and highly successful lawyer practicing in the areas of insurance defense and insurance coverage, products liability, and commercial litigation law. He has a proven record of success that is applauded by his clients and colleagues alike. He is an essential member of the St. John’s litigation team and is a frequent advisor on regional client matters. His keen business sense and legal insight is proven by his ability to attract and retain some of the firm’s top clients.

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. The St. John’s office is the largest law firm in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador with 38 lawyers. Our lawyers have been recognized by the public and private sectors, and by the practicing bar and judiciary, as effective practitioners for more than 50 years. 

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Media Contact:
Joanne Metcalfe
Marketing Manager, St. John's
709-570-5525