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5 Smart & Biggar practitioners recognized for life sciences by the Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2020

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that five practitioners have been listed as leading lawyers in life sciences by the Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2020 National Guide. Recognized in the guide are partners Steven Garland, Sheldon Hamilton, Nancy Pei and Alice Tseng, and Of Counsel Gunars Gaikis.

Steven Garland, who is lauded as a “leading IP litigator” by the guide, receives wide-ranging praise for his vast experience representing international brands across the life sciences sector.

Gunars Gaikis brings over 25 years of litigation experience to his cases. Sources commend him as “a strong litigator” in the life sciences space who "just keeps winning.”

Alice Tseng secures numerous recommendations from peers who cite her “combined expertise as a lawyer, patent agent and pharmacist to advise on complex regulatory and marketing matters.”

Nancy Pei and Sheldon Hamilton, two leaders in life sciences litigation from our Toronto office, round out the firm’s listing.

Who’s Who Legal identifies the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, over 24,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers and 2,500 consulting experts from over 150 national jurisdictions are featured.

Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and technology law and have been serving clients for over a century.