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Catherine began her career at IMK as a second year law student in 1997. She became a member of the Quebec Bar in 2000 and became a partner in 2007. Through cases such as the constitutional challenge to tobacco advertising restrictions, various large-scale class actions such as Adams v. Amex and Lac Mégantic, Catherine has acquired vast trial experience, as well as the opportunity to plead before all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada.
Through her work with individuals and corporations, Catherine has also developed extensive experience in both employees and employer rights, as well as negotiating appropriate settlements. Catherine also has important experience in injunction matters and other extraordinary recourses such as Anton Piller and Norwich Orders, and professional liability of investment advisers.
Catherine is currently a co-lecturer at McGill University, where she teaches Trial Advocacy as well as a frequent guest speaker at conferences on class actions.
Since 2015 she has consistently been recognized as a leading litigator in commercial and corporate litigation by various legal guides, notably Best Lawyers, Chambers and Partners as well as Benchmark Litigation. She is regularly invited to speak at conferences and was named to the International Association of Defense Counsel in 2019.
Last updated: March 2019