2828 Laurier Blvd, Suite 1500, Complexe Jules-Dallaire, Québec City, QC
Year called to bar: 1991 (QC)
Marie Cossette has many years of experience with complex litigation files. A major component of her practice involves commercial and construction litigation. A second area covers public law, administrative law, professional liability and disciplinary law. She is regularly called to work on cases involving government relations in various forms. She has extensive experience relating to public inquiries (Chamberland Commission, Charbonneau Commission, Johnson Commission, Gomery Commission, Poitras Commission and coroner’s public inquiries). She also acted as independent counsel for the Canadian Judicial Council during the public inquiry into the conduct of The Honourable Michel Girouard. Through her work in these areas of practice, she has acquired extensive experience with issues involving ethical questions, professional conduct and integrity, particularly in the field of construction. She has experience managing media relations during media crisis management and court cases. She also has practical knowledge of the workings of the print, television and radio media, and regularly serves as a legal analyst for the Réseau de l'Information (RDI) and Société Radio-Canada.