600 De Maisonneuve Blvd W, Suite 2700, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1984 (QC)
Bernard Amyot is one of the founding partners of the firm. For more than 35 years, he has developed a practice primarily focused on civil and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience before all Quebec courts, representing some of Canada’s leading financial institutions and corporations. He acted as lead counsel in many class actions involving multiple Canadian jurisdictions and cross-border issues. His professional liability defence work extends to lawyers, stockbrokers, insurance brokers, engineers, and accountants. He is also involved in shareholders’ rights files. He is regularly retained as an arbitrator or mediator in commercial matters. Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and International Society of Barristers. Recognized as a leading practitioner in corporate and commercial litigation by Chambers, Benchmark Canada, Best Lawyers, and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Served as National President of the Canadian Bar Association, President of the Young Bar Association of Montreal, President of the American Counsel Association, member of the Board of Directors of The Advocates’ Society, and the first Canadian to become a member of the Council of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association.