Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers 2017

Jean-François Gagnon among the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada 

Montréal, August 8, 2017 – Jean-François Gagnon has just been recognized as one of the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada in 2017 by Canadian Lawyer magazine in its special edition, Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers. Following a vote, he was recognized for his achievements in the Corporate-Commercial category. 

In addition to being the Chief Executive Officer at Langlois lawyers, Jean-François is the head of the firm’s insurance law group, one of the largest in Quebec. In this capacity he regularly advises the major insurers in the province on matters involving insurance law and regulatory compliance, and the legality of proposed new products and their distribution. He is also highly active in governance files and in large-scale commercial litigation. In addition, he is one of the top lawyers in the province in terms of business volume and ranking. 

“Jean-François has developed a unique approach to advising insurance companies, with an integrated services offering covering all aspects of business management, governance, risk management, strategy and operations. Such a services offering is rare among Quebec law firms and is also attractive to small and mid-sized businesses”, indicated Mylany David, a partner at Langlois lawyers. “Moreover, all of the firm’s clients can benefit from Jean-François’s expertise and strategic vision. We warmly congratulate him on this richly deserved recognition.” 

The Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers list covers the following five categories: Corporate-Commercial, Criminal/Human Rights, Government/Non-profit, Changemakers and In-House Counsel. All recipients were nominated by their peers and selected following a vote by members of the legal profession.  

About Langlois lawyers 

With more than 130 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. 


Marie-Eve M. Garant
Specialist, Media Relations | +1 438 844 7800

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