Aleem Popatia Joins MLT Aikins Executive Board

MLT Aikins is pleased to announce that Edmonton lawyer Aleem Popatia will join the firm’s executive board on September 1 and become practice group coordinator for the Edmonton office.

“Since joining the firm in 2020, Aleem has been a key asset to our Edmonton office,  helping us deliver for clients,” said Aaron Runge, managing partner of MLT Aikins. “Congratulations, Aleem – I look forward to working with you on the board and in your capacity as practice group coordinator for Edmonton.”

With a background in commerce and extensive business law experience, Aleem practises largely in the areas of corporate/commercial law, real estate law, mergers and acquisitions, and franchise law.

“I’m honoured to join the MLT Aikins executive board and contribute to the new and innovative ways we’re serving clients across Western Canada,” Aleem said. “As the new practice group coordinator for Edmonton, I believe we are well positioned to thrive and grow in this city through our continued focus on our clients as our top priority.”

Aleem succeeds Adam Merrick on the executive board and as practice group coordinator for Edmonton.

“Thank you, Adam, for the tremendous work you have done for the Edmonton office and on the executive board,” Aaron said. “Your hard work and commitment has made us a better place, and I look forward to the perspective and contributions you bring to the firm.”