Avraam is a partner and former chair of the North America employment and compensation practice group. His practice focuses on trial and appellate litigation. He has represented clients in complex litigation matters, including partnership disputes at professional service firms, fraud, labour and employment, human rights, and administrative and public law matters.
He is a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Based in Maryland, CLEL is a distinguished body of individuals drawing its membership from leading lawyers, academicians, and scholars in the field of labour and employment law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The firm appointed Joel Jones as the new chair of the partnership board, effective July 1.
The board is made up of elected regional representatives of partners from each of the firm’s offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver. It provides overall direction, oversight, and governance for the firm.
Jones is a partner in the firm’s Calgary office. He specializes in M&A, financing transactions, and corporate and securities regulatory requirements relating to stock exchange listings, corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations, and shareholders’ meetings. He also represents corporate clients in negotiation, drafting, and review of various commercial agreements.