Anne Tardif is a litigation partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. She represents individuals, professionals, private companies and public entities in both English and French. Anne’s general litigation practice cuts across practice areas including commercial and procurement cases, professional liability matters, tax and constitutional and public law. Anne also represents health professionals in medical defence litigation and professional disciplinary proceedings. Anne has argued cases before the SCC and before all levels of court in Alberta and Ontario, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Tax Court of Canada. She has represented clients in arbitrations and before administrative and regulatory tribunals, including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. Anne clerked for the Honourable Michel Bastarache at the SCC and has worked in the private sector and for the government. Anne is regularly asked to speak on commercial and public law issues. She taught trial advocacy at the University of Ottawa for many years. Anne has been recognized in both The Best Lawyers in Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory andin 2021, she was named as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.