The Partners of Miller Thomson LLP are pleased to announce the election of E. Peter Auvinen as Firm Chair. Mr. Auvinen steps into his role having been a 30-year commercial litigation and insolvency practitioner, a 2-term member of the firm’s National Executive Committee, and Managing Partner of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Under his recent leadership of the GTA, the firm opened its 12th Canadian office, and established Miller Thomson as the only full service business law firm to be located in rapidly growing York Region. Mr. Auvinen has also been a driving force behind both the GTA offices’ aggressive recruitment efforts of the past 4 years and the firm’s global initiative focused on the Nordic region.
As the Nordic Group Leader, he provides strategic counsel to businesses in that region as well as to their US-based operations whose foreign investment strategies include expansion into Canada. Mr. Auvinen is also the Honorary Consul to the Government of Finland in the GTA. His guidance, mentorship and skill have made him a critical member of the firm’s leadership core. As Miller Thomson moves into its next stage of evolution, Mr. Auvinen takes the helm in leading the firm forward, building upon the entrepreneurial spirit and unwavering commitment to service excellence for which it is known.
About Miller Thomson
Miller Thomson LLP is built to provide the most comprehensive Canadian business and legal help with over 550 lawyers working in offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Vaughan, Markham and Montréal. The firm provides a complete range of business law, advocacy and personal legal services to Canadian and international corporations, entrepreneurs, institutions, governments and not-for-profit organizations.
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