Sunday 05/15/2016 - Wednesday 05/18/2016
Le Centre Sheraton Montréal

Stewart McKelvey
Nancy Rubin is a partner at Stewart McKelvey in Halifax where she has practiced since graduating in 1991 with an LLB from the University of Ottawa and a BSc from Dalhousie University. She’s been recognized in Best Lawyers In Canada in the areas of Energy Regulatory Law, Defamation and Media law, and Corporate and Commercial Litigation. In 2013, she was named to Lexpert’s Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada for Defamation and Media Law. In addition, Best Lawyers named her Halifax’s “Energy Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year" in 2013 and “Defamation and Media Law Lawyer of the Year” in 2015; and Benchmark Canada named her as a “Local Litigation Star (General Commercial)” in 2015. Nancy regularly appears before the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board in matters relating to electricity and natural gas utility rate hearings, renewable energy and cost of service, efficiency programs, feed-in tariffs, payday loans and petroleum products pricing. She is currently the President of Ad IDEM/CMLA (Canadian Media Lawyers’ Association), and sits on the National Advertising Standards Council. Locally, Nancy chairs the Supreme Court Liaison Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of Phoenix Youth Programs. She also guest lectures at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie and Kings College Journalism School. In 2012, Nancy was appointed Queen’s Counsel, a designation which recognizes professional integrity, good character and outstanding contributions to the practice of law.