Farris partner Al Hudec was recently honoured by Lexpert with a 2016 Zenith Award, recognizing Al’s leadership in Diversity and Inclusion within the legal profession and society. Al Hudec joins an exclusive and distinguished group of Canadian practitioners who have been recognized with this award.
Al Hudec is a lead partner in Farris’ First Nations practice group, working on behalf of First Nations on commercial arrangements under which First Nations communities share significantly in the benefits of resource development in Western Canada. On behalf of numerous First Nations in Coastal and Northern British Columbia, Al has negotiated precedent setting benefit sharing agreements that have contributed significantly to the betterment and self sustainability of First Nations communities. Throughout his career, Al has also been a mentor and advocate for women in law and in business.