Awards & Recognition

Goodmans is honoured to be recognized by leading industry publications and directories, and to be commended by our clients around the world.

We're proud of our achievements and pleased to share them here – to give you a sense of what you can expect from us.

Please visit our Expertise page for a detailed awards & recognition overview of each of our practice areas.

Recent Rankings

Chambers Global 2024
 recognizes 35 Goodmans lawyers among Canada’s finest and the firm as leading in the areas of Restructuring, IP: Litigation, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, IT, IP, International & Cross Border Transactions, Tax, Telecommunications and Broadcasting.

Chambers Canada 2024
recognizes 67 lawyers among Canada’s finest with 17 Band 1 rankings across lawyers and practices including Corporate/Commercial: The Elite (Ontario), Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ontario), IP: Litigation, Media & Entertainment, REITs, Hospitality and Restructuring/Insolvency.

IFLR1000 2023
 recognizes 40 Goodmans lawyers across 11 practice areas. The firm received Tier 1 rankings in M&A and Restructuring and Insolvency, and was recognized for strengths in Banking, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, Project Finance, and Project Development: Energy and Infrastructure.

The Legal 500 Canada 2024 recognizes 78 Goodmans lawyers across 16 practice areas. The firm received Tier 1 rankings in the areas of Corporate M&A, Entertainment and Restructuring, while also recognized for its strength in Capital Markets, Competition & Antitrust, Dispute Resolution: Ontario, IP, Construction, Real Estate and Tax.

Best Lawyers Badge

Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 recognizes 100+ Goodmans lawyers across 41 practice areas and 18 lawyers on its “Ones to Watch” list. Partners Harry Radomski and David Zitzerman were also honoured as "Lawyer of the Year" in their practice areas while the firm was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law and Securities Law.

Benchmark Canada 2024 recognizes Goodmans Dispute Resolution team and 16 of our litigators as “Litigation Stars” and "Future Stars".

At the Benchmark Litigation Canada Awards 2024, Goodmans Intellectual Property Group was named 'Intellectual Property Firm of the Year' and Partner Andrew Brodkin was named 'Intellectual Property Litigator of the Year'.

The 2024 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory recognizes 91 Goodmans lawyers as being top-tier in 34 areas of law.

The 2024 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada recognizes 15 Goodmans lawyers as "Most Frequently Recommended" across 11 areas.


Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2023 recognizes 45 Goodmans lawyers across 16 practice areas. Lawyers Andrew BrodkinBen HackettStephen HalperinNeill MayHarry RadomskiPeter RubyCarrie SmitCarolyn Stamegna and David Zitzerman were additionally honoured as “Global Elite Thought Leaders” in their distinct areas of practice.

  • Clients commend the teams' ability "to come up with new ways of doing things," and "tremendous innovation coming out of that firm." — Chambers Global