Reine Lafond is a partner at Le Corre Lawyers in Québec. As head of the firm's Occupational Health and Safety department, she practises exclusively in this field. Reine is notably a leading lawyer in workers' compensation matters. Her cutting-edge expertise was honed from her early career at the CSST’s legal department (now CNESST). With more than 25 years of experience, she is recognized for her skill as a litigator and legal counsel in issues pertaining to occupational health and safety law. She defends employers' interests in matters related to employment injury compensation, financing of the CNESST's compensation regime (scheme), and prevention-inspection programs. She provides employers in both private and public sectors and in all areas of economic activity with strategic support and advice and represents them before the courts and administrative tribunals, including the Tribunal administratif du travail (TAT). She is regularly invited as a speaker on a variety of occupational health and safety topics. An accomplished lecturer and instructor, she sits on various committees involved in health and safety, just as she is the author of several publications in this specialized field.