Cox & Palmer Announces Stephanie Hickman, KC as Chair of the Board

Cox & Palmer Announces Stephanie Hickman, KC as Chair of the Board

January 12, 2023

Cox & Palmer is pleased to announce that Stephanie Hickman, KC has been appointed as Chair of its Board of Directors.

A partner in their St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador office, Stephanie has a thriving construction, commercial, and energy practice providing strategic and practical advice to multi-national owners, operators, and large contractors throughout the region.  Chair of the Cox & Palmer Construction Group and a Fellow of the esteemed Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, she is recognized by her peers and clients as a leader in her field.

Stephanie has been active in many committees and organizations inside and outside the practice of law, including the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador (Disciplinary Panel), the Oil and Gas Industry Development Council for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association, NLOWE (NL Organization for Women Entrepreneurs) and is a past chair of the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador.

George Cooper, KC, Chief Executive Officer of Cox & Palmer says, “We are fortunate and delighted to have Stephanie assume the role of Chair of our regional board of directors. Her reputation as a strategic thinker and leader, combined with her business and governance acumen, will be invaluable to our board as we lead the firm forward.”

Stephanie’s term as Chair was effective on January 1, 2023, when she took over from Daniel Gallivan, KC.