Jean-François Gagnon to Be Honoured at the Gala des Talentueuses of the Association of Quebec Women in Finance

Montréal, February 8, 2018 – Langlois lawyers congratulates Jean-François Gagnon, the firm’s chief executive officer, who on April 11 will receive the Alter Ego award at the 13th annual gala of the Association of Quebec Women in Finance (AFFQ). This award, conferred by the AFFQ’s board of directors, acknowledges Jean-François’ commitment to increase the prominence of women in the firm and to implement effective measures to foster their advancement and retention.

“Langlois lawyers is proud of this recognition of our chief executive officer for his contribution to the advancement of women and his commitment to equal opportunity. Our firm is a leader in this regard: parity has been achieved on our board of directors, executive committee and all other strategic committees”, indicated Danielle Ferron, chair of the firm’s board of directors. “Equality has always been one of Jean-François’ core values, well before he became involved with the AFFQ. This is a richly deserved honour that reflects well on our entire firm!”

This distinction is one of several Jean-François has received over the last year, which is a testament not only to his excellent management of the firm, but to client service that consistently exceeds expectations. He is regularly listed among the lawyers most frequently recommended by their peers, according to the annual survey conducted by Lexpert. He was named one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in 2017 by Canadian Lawyer magazine, and is listed each year in the Best Lawyers in Canada guide.

About Langlois lawyers 

With more than 140 professionals working in the Montréal, Quebec City and Lévis metropolitan areas, Langlois lawyers is one of the largest law firms in Quebec. Together we offer a complete range of sophisticated legal services in a variety of areas such as construction law, energy and the environment, life sciences, information and communications technology (ICT), governance and ethics, civil and commercial litigation, labour and employment law, real estate law and business law. Langlois lawyers is ranked second among the top ten Quebec law firms by Canadian Lawyer magazine. 

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Information: 
Marie-Eve M. Garant
Specialist, Media Relations
marie-eve.garant@langlois.ca | +1 438 844 7800

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