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Adam Dodek

Adam Dodek is a law professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law and the vice president of the Canadian Association for Legal Ethics. He is researching the rise and fall of Heenan Blaikie as a case study about changes in the Canadian legal profession over the past 40 years.

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Adam Dodek

All in the Family

Can lawyers really run law firms? April 2017
I remember going to the offices of Heenan Blaikie in 2001, when I was an associate at another Bay Street law firm in Toronto. Heenan’s offices were not like those dour, wood-panelled offices of other law firms. They were bright, light filled—different because Heenan tried to be different. For four decades, the firm attracted a marquee list of counsel including former prime ministers Pierre Trudeau and Jean…