At a glance, the best lawyers don’t have much in common. You can find them at firms of all sizes, working in a range of practice areas. Some are courtroom wizards; others offer quick-and-cheap advice to the small-business community. To excel in each domain requires a totally different skill set.
But the profession’s most elite members do share one characteristic: self-knowledge. Keenly aware of their talents and passions, they can build careers that are charged with meaning.
The winners of this year’s Precedent Setter Awards are living proof. All in their first 10 years of practice, they have the freedom to take on cases they care about and, at the same time, the opportunity to drive change in their community.
May Cheng, Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Bindu Cudjoe, General counsel, Canadian Western Bank
Marcus McCann, Lawyer, Millard & Company LLP
Alexi Wood, Partner, St. Lawrence Barristers LLP
This story is from our Summer 2020 Issue.