Karin McCaskill

Karin McCaskill, former senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Sobeys Inc.’s parent company Empire Co., will receive the BLG Stephen Sigurdson Lifetime Achievement award at the 2019 Canadian General Counsel Awards ceremony on June 10.

According to a story in the Financial Post, she lead the legal team through Sobeys $5.8-billion acquisition of Safeway in 2013, a deal that involved 213 stores, 199 in-store pharmacies, 62 gas stations, 10 liquor stores, four distribution centres and 12 manufacturing facilities across Western Canada. 

The awards were founded by The National Post and ZSA Legal Recruitment. 

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