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Yves Martineau

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Partner and member of the Litigation Group. Mr. Martineau is an expert in class actions, defending manufacturers, banks, telecom and publicly-traded companies. He deals with every aspect of litigation, with focus on commercial disputes, product liability, consumer law and securities. He has pleaded before all civil courts of Québec and before the Supreme Court of Canada. He was named Montréal Class Action Litigation Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Canada 2017. Recognized in Chambers Canada 2018 as a leading lawyer in dispute resolution: class action (defence) - Nationwide, and dispute resolution – Québec; The Legal 500 Canada 2018 in dispute resolution: Québec; The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in class action litigation, corporate and commercial litigation, product liability law and Bet-the-Company litigation; and Legal Media Group's Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms 2017. Member of the Canadian Bar Association. Member of the Québec Bar’s Class Actions Advisory Committee since its foundation in 2006. Called to the Québec Bar in 1992.

Year Called to the Bar:1992 (QC)
1155 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Fl 40
Montréal, QC
Phone: (514) 397-3380
Fax: (514) 397-3580
E-mail: ymartineau@stikeman.com

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