Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP (Singleton Reynolds) announced that John Singleton, Q.C. will be promoted to chair of the firm. John is a principal legal figure in the country’s construction industry, having played key roles in major development across Western Canada.
He founded the firm in 1982 with the vision of creating a practice that would stand out for its expertise in construction and infrastructure law. Today, the firm serves clients across the country and is recognized internationally for its knowledge and insights.
In his new role, John will continue to practice law full-time, mentor associates and partners, and also provide focus, vision and strategic direction to the management of the firm.
The firm also promoted Mark Stacey and Bruce Reynolds to managing partners.
Stacey is co-chair of the firm’s commercial and business litigation practice group and a member of the management committee. An experienced litigator and solicitor, he has acted for businesses in a wide range of industries, including transportation, construction and manufacturing, restaurant and food services, professional services and retail sales. He has also been at the helm of the firm’s mentorship and succession planning programs.
Reynolds has earned a stellar reputation in the construction industry for settling disputes and drafting and negotiating contracts. He is also a member of the management committee, and chair of the International Construction Projects Group. Reynolds and Sharon Vogel recently opened the firm’s successful Toronto office, expanding the firm’s footprint in the construction industry nationwide.
“The management committee has selected strong leaders with proven track records to work alongside me to lead our firm into the future with a continued commitment to providing the best possible service to our clients.” said John.