630 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Suite 1700, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1992 (QC)
Jo-Anne has extensive domestic and international experience in a broad range of commercial litigation and insurance matters and is an experienced litigator focused on all aspects of dispute resolution and risk management for a range of insurance and commercial clients. Over her more than 25-year career, she handled complex, large-scale insurance and commercial disputes with a focus on defending class actions, securities matters, professional liability, cyber insurance, and product liability. She represents a wide range of clients, including large multinational organizations, securities dealers, lawyers, and accountants. She has extensive experience in complex multi-jurisdictional litigation and has regularly appeared before all level of courts, including the Supreme Court. She frequently defends the interests of various professionals against claims of negligence and has extensive experience in representing professionals such as brokers and accountants before the Disciplinary Councils and on appeal or judicial review. Fluently bilingual in French and English, she is constantly sought out as an expert speaker on insurance litigation and professional liability notably with the Canadian Institute, Congrès du Barreau, and Chambre d'assurance de dommages du Québec.