630 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Suite 1700, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1992 (QC)
Carolena has been the firm’s Senior Partner since July 2021 and sits on the firm’s Management Board. In addition to this role, she is an experienced litigator who runs a practice focused on all aspects of dispute resolution and risk management for a range of insurance and commercial clients, with a special interest in the infrastructure sector. Carolena has extensive domestic and international experience, particularly in the defence of construction professionals, their firms, and insurers. Her clients range from engineers in public–private partnership projects to directors & officers and professional orders. Her practice also focuses on risk management, complex litigation, and class action defence. A creative problem-solver, Carolena is, first and foremost, a litigation and trial lawyer who applies clear strategic focus from the outset. Her ability to understand her clients’ ultimate goals and guide them onto the best path to dispute resolution is what has earned her the respect of her peers. She is a Charter Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America, and is also a frequent speaker on infrastructure issues, insurance, professional liability, cyber security and risk assessment.