Counsel in the firm’s Montréal office. Practice focuses primarily on civil, corporate, commercial and environmental law, as well as class actions, constitutional and administrative law litigation. Has handled important cases in various areas of the law and acted before arbitration panels in labour and commercial matters and as counsel before international arbitration tribunals. Co-Chair of the Montréal Bar Committee on the Administration of Justice in English. Member of the International Union of Lawyers and Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Member of the governing board of the International Association of Lawyers and President of the Commission on the “Future of the Lawyer.” Vice President of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Member of the advisory board of the Canada Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center (Washington, DC). Appointed QC in 1987. Appointed member of the Order of Canada, 2003. Appointed Officer of the National Order of Québec, 2005. Appointed Advocatus Emeritus, 2010. Admitted to the Québec Bar, 1968.