1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1981 (QC)
A highly accomplished class actions lawyer with extensive experience as defence counsel representing private and public sector clients, including multinational companies, particularly in multi-jurisdictional and cross-border class actions. Expertise extends across a number of fields of law, including competition, product liability and environmental law. Has acted and successfully argued several precedent-setting cases and is known for his ability to find practical and sustainable solutions in cases that are frequently complex involving multiple defendants. Quebec Bar (1981) Advocatus Emeritus (AdE); Prix de la justice du Québec Award (2007). Chair of the Barreau du Québec Group of experts on class actions (since 2006). Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) and of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL).