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Chris Armstrong and Jarrett Freeman named 2017 Lexpert Rising Stars


Lawyer Chris Armstrong, Jarrett Freeman


Goodmans is pleased to announce that Chris Armstrong and Jarrett Freeman have been selected as Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 for 2017.

Chris is a partner in our Corporate Restructuring Group where he practices in the areas of financial restructuring and insolvency, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. His practice includes acting for debtors, court-appointed officers, creditors, purchasers and other stakeholders in complex Canadian and cross-border restructurings and related transactions, as well as acting on behalf of purchasers and vendors in receiverships and distressed asset sales.

A partner in our Tax Group, Jarrett's practice focuses on various corporate, real estate and international tax matters. He has extensive experience advising REITs, private equity funds, investment funds and other yield-oriented issuers on tax and structural matters.

Lexpert's Rising Stars includes lawyers in private practice, as well as in-house counsel. Finalists were selected by an advisory board who lead some of Canada's largest law firms and corporations. The 2017 Rising Stars were announced at a gala dinner in Toronto on November 16, 2017 and will be featured in the November/December issue of Lexpert Magazine.