The Christopher Riggs Administrative Law Scholarship

Donor Story:

The law firm created the scholarship in memory of Christopher Riggs, Law ’67, a founding member of Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart & Storie LLP.  On January 1, 2014, Christopher G. Riggs, Q.C., retired from the partnership after 44 years of practice. Chris joined Hicks Morley in 1972 and was the firm’s Managing Partner from 1994 to 2002. Recognized as the pre-eminent counsel on the management-side bar, he has been a leading contributor to the development of Canadian labour, employment, administrative, human rights and pension law. Among numerous professional distinctions, he was a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and was presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) degree from the University of Guelph in 2013. Chris was a role model for generations of young lawyers at the firm. We thank him for his consummate professionalism and leadership.


Fund Description:

Established by Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP in memory of founding member Christopher Riggs, Law ’67. Awarded to students in the J.D. program in the Faculty of Law.