Lexpert Rising Star, 2014
Congratulations to Shannon Hayes on being named one of Lexpert's Rising Stars, 2014 – an award recognizing leading Canadian lawyers under 40 for their accomplishments within the legal profession as well as their social contributions beyond it. Shannon was selected for her outstanding track record of success relative to others in her field. Setting high standards for herself, Shannon is an efficient and effective litigator who excels at an impressive level of complexity and under high stress conditions.
Shannon has repeatedly demonstrated her ability to focus on the central legal issues facing a client within the context of the client's business and the larger relevant competitive realities.
The consummate team player who is always respectful, positive and fair in her interaction with others, Shannon is highly regarded by her colleagues, both inside and outside the firm.
Shannon's contributions to her profession and community include her positions as Director of the Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society, principal to BD&P articling students and other volunteer efforts both within the firm and community.
Shannon was honoured with her Rising Star Award at the Lexpert Rising Stars Awards dinner in Toronto on Thursday, November 20, 2014.