Stephen J. May, QC, Appointed as Queen's Counsel

March 17, 2017

Cox & Palmer is pleased to congratulate Stephen J. May, QC, on his appointment as Queen’s Counsel.

Queen’s Counsel appointments are awarded each year to a select group of lawyers for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment to the legal profession. This appointment recognizes Stephen’s professional integrity, hard work ethic, and the high regard in which he is held by the profession.  

In addition to this most recent honour, Stephen is also consistently recognized as a leading practitioner in Personal Injury and Insurance Litigation by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Benchmark Canada Guide, and the publication Best Lawyers in Canada.

Stephen has served on various community boards that benefit the legal profession, including the Canadian Lawyer’s Insurance Association, where he served as a member (2007-2016), and Chair of the Board (2014-2016).

Congratulations on your fine achievement, Stephen.

Named in honour of the late Frank Leger, counsel in the Saint John office of Cox & Palmer, this award is the highest honour granted by the New Brunswick Law Society.  The award recognizes outstanding service and dedication to the law society, contributions to the governance of the legal profession, and excellence in the practice of law.  


Deirdre’s career is highlighted by several accolades including the Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Bar Association, New Brunswick Branch.  Recognized as a leading practitioner in the areas of insurance litigation, administrative and privacy law, this award further demonstrates Deirdre’s dedication and commitment to the legal profession.


Deirdre’s career has been characterized by integrity and adherence to the highest standards of our profession and we are very proud of her contributions and this accomplishment.


Well-deserved Deirdre, and continued success.