Year called to bar: 1994 (QC); 2011 (ON); 2012 (Paris)
Stéphane represents corporate clients, institutions, and foreign jurisdictions in a wide range of criminal investigations and proceedings brought under various federal criminal statutes such as the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, SEMA, the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, and the Competition Act. Stéphane defends clients in complex trials and regulatory proceedings, and associated appeals, and advises and represents them in high-stakes regulatory investigations including cross-border and international investigations that involve specialized agencies such as Interpol. Prior to private practice, Stéphane was with the Government of Quebec in the Ministry of Public Safety and the Ministry of Revenue. He also worked for the Federal Department of Justice with the RCMP Legal Services, in the National Tax Litigation Section, and as a federal prosecutor.