TORONTO, February 10, 2011 – W.A. Derry Millar, a Partner at WeirFoulds LLP, Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and immediate past Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) will today be recognized as one of two recipients of the Toronto Lawyers Association 2011 Awards of Distinction.
This award is presented annually to two outstanding lawyers, selected by their peers and members of the Toronto Lawyers Association for their lifetime contributions to the integrity and worth of the law, and to the legal profession.
Said WeirFoulds LLP Managing Partner Lisa Borsook, “Derry Millar’s contributions as a skilled and dedicated advocate and an experienced arbitrator and mediator are complemented by a passionate commitment to the advancement of the profession. Throughout his career, as lead commission counsel for the Ipperwash Inquiry, as Bencher, Treasurer and Chairman of several transformational LSUC committees, and as a Partner in our firm, he has exemplified calm confidence and absolute integrity as a gentleman.
“For all of us who know and have had the pleasure of working with him, this honour is well deserved. He is a remarkable human being; warm and gracious and a true leader,” she added.

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