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A&B Tax Lawyers Recognized by Who’s Who Legal

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Congratulations to Aird & Berlis LLP senior tax partners Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl and Louise Summerhill on being recognized as experts in Who’s Who Legal Corporate Tax 2016.

Jack Bernstein, chair of the firm's International Tax Practice and member of its Tax Group and Tax Litigation Group, was once again recognized as one of the most highly regarded individuals in advisory tax services. Jack is the sole Canadian practitioner amongst the nine tax professionals noted to be bestowed with this accolade. Within the editorial commentary of the Corporate Tax 2016 Analysis, Jack is highlighted as a “seasoned veteran of the Canadian tax bar” having practised for over 30 years in this area. According to respondents, Bernstein is a “world-class tax planner with a wealth of experience in advising clients on international tax planning and the structuring and tax-related aspects of M&A transactions, restructuring and financing.”

Practice Group Leader of the firm's Tax Group, Barbara Worndl is also recognized as a leading tax professional in advisory tax services. Barbara has extensive experience in structuring cross-border acquisitions, reorganizations and mergers and in dealing with the resolution of tax disputes.

Louise Summerhill, co-chair of the firm’s Tax Litigation Group, is noted as a leading lawyer in Who's Who Legal Corporate Tax: Controversy. Louise has extensive cross-border controversy experience representing clients on transfer pricing, goods and services tax, provincial tax and federal income tax.

Since 1996, Who's Who Legal has identified the leading legal practitioners in business law based upon independent research. For more information, please visit