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Leading Securities Lawyer Joins Davis LLP

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/26/14 -- Davis LLP has significantly boosted its offering to its clients in the financial services industry with the addition of Jarrod Isfeld as a partner in the firm's Calgary office. Jarrod, one of the most prominent securities lawyers in southern Alberta, is a valuable addition to the firm's Securities & Corporate Finance, Corporate/Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions, and Japan Groups.

Jarrod has extensive experience advising public and private companies in connection with financings, M&A transactions, corporate governance matters, securities reporting and general regulatory compliance issues. In addition, he advises both private and public funds, trusts and partnerships in connection with a broad range of activities. Jarrod also has extensive experience advising investment dealers in connection with marketed and bought financings.

"As Chair of the CBA's Securities law section in Southern Alberta, Jarrod is well-known and well-respected in the industry," said Rob Seidel, Q.C., Firm Managing Partner. "He has built a strong reputation in the market and his expertise will add significantly to our ability to service our clients' needs in this area."

Having worked in Calgary throughout his career, Jarrod understands the issues unique to Calgary and the industries within it. He acts for clients in a wide variety of business sectors, including oil & gas, energy services, cleantech, information technology, mineral exploration, software development and manufacturing. Fluent in Japanese, Jarrod will also be an integral asset to the firm's Japan Group in assisting Japanese clients with business interests in Canada.

Over recent months, the firm has retained several key partners and associates across the country in litigation, life sciences, intellectual property, and construction. Jarrod's addition to the firm met a strategic client need and growing demand for high-quality services in the financial industry reinforcing Davis' reputation as a leading Canadian firm with a strong domestic focus and comprehensive practice offering with an international dimension.

About Davis LLP

Davis LLP is a full-service national law firm with over 250 lawyers across Canada and in Tokyo, Japan(1). The firm has well-known and respected capabilities in core legal services, and is a leader in a number of niche markets. Davis LLP is described by Chambers Global as "a lean outfit that punches above its weight." The firm acts for Canadian and international clients, and is often involved in complex matters with an international dimension. For more information about Davis LLP, visit www.davis.ca.

(1) Through its associate office, Davis & Takahashi.

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