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Jo-Anne Demers

Clyde & Co Canada LLP

Jo-Anne has extensive domestic and international experience in a broad range of litigation and insurance matters, is an experienced litigator focused on all aspects of dispute resolution and risk management for a range of insurance and commercial clients. Over her more than 25-year career, Jo-Anne has handled complex, large scale insurance and commercial disputes with a focus on defending class actions, professional liability, construction professionals and product liability. She represents a wide range of clients and insurers, including large multinational organisations, securities dealers, construction professionals, lawyers and accountants. She frequently defends the interests of various professionals against claims of negligence. Jo-Anne has regularly appeared before all level of Québec courts, and has pleaded before the Supreme Court of Canada. Jo-Anne is Governor of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec, and is fluently bilingual in French and English. A partner and member of Clyde & Co’s Canadian Management Board, Jo-Anne is also a frequent speaker on insurance, professional liability and disciplinary law.

Year Called to the Bar:1992 (QC)