1000 de la Gauchetière St W, Suite 900, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 2000 (QC)
Mélanie Champagne is a partner in BLG’s Montréal office. An expert in medical and health-care liability, Mélanie advises health-care institutions and practitioners in such matters as establishment liability, legal psychiatric issues, consent to care, and interpretation of the legislative framework. Mélanie also provides counsel in health-care risk management, personal health information and privacy, senior living and housing, family wealth counsel, and estates and trust litigation. She is co-founder and member, Executive Committee, Canadian Bar Association, Health Law Section, Québec Division. Mélanie is a frequent speaker and lecturer to administrators, lawyers, and students and has authored chapters in Law & Health Policy by LexisNexis, among others. She is very active in the community and is a long-time supporter of Fondation Dr Julien and Students In the Running.