Brian Downie, QC, Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
Halifax lawyer, Brian Downie, QC, has been named as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Brian is a partner in the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer. He was admitted to the Nova Scotia Bar in 1982 after completing his education at Saint Mary’s University (BA, 1978) and Dalhousie Law School (LLB, 1982). Brian’s practice focuses on health law and medical defence, including acting as counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association and its member physicians. Brian was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2002, and has been recognized consistently as a leading practitioner by both the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers™ in Canada.
The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) is a trial lawyer honorary society. Fellowship in the LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Fellows are generally at the partner or shareholder level, or are independent practitioners with recognized experience and accomplishment. In addition, the LCA is dedicated to promoting superior advocacy, professionalism and ethical standards among its Fellows.