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Langlois Is Pleased to Announce the Hiring of Two New Lawyers at Its Montréal Office

Jean-François Landry joins the litigation group in Montréal. He practices administrative law and civil and commercial litigation, primarily in the areas of professional liability, the liability of directors and officers, and insurance coverage disputes. He holds a Master’s degree in Commercial Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Juris Doctor from Dalhousie University.

Mike Siméon also joins the litigation group in Montréal. His practice focuses in particular on class actions, insurance law, regulatory penal law and corporate governance. During his law studies, Mike was vice-president of the Université de Montréal chapter of the Black Law Students’ Association of Canada, where he was involved in the creation of various initiatives to promote diversity within the legal community. Previously, Mike served for 10 years in the Canadian Armed Forces Primary Reserve.

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Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers 2019

Pierre Y. Lefebvre Inducted Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

Langlois lawyers is pleased to announce that Pierre Y. Lefebvre, a partner in our Montréal office, has been inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the most prestigious legal organizations in North America.

Recognized as one of the highest distinctions, College brings together the best litigators in the United States and Canada who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality.

Pierre has practiced commercial and corporate litigation for more than 25 years, and is recognized as one of Canada’s best class action lawyers, and for his expertise in managing complex files. In that capacity he has been lead counsel in many complex and highly publicized cases in a number of areas of the law, including corporate law, securities, and shareholder disputes. He has pleaded before all levels of the courts including, on several occasions, the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Retrospective 2018 | 10 Successes for Langlois’ Transactional Group

In 2018 Langlois was the law firm of choice of several major organizations for their mergers & acquisitions-related transactions. The transactional group at Langlois assisted important groups of businesses as well as foreign multinationals with several major projects, including strategic acquisitions, financings and equity investments. It was an interesting and active year rich in challenges for Langlois’ transactional group!

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William D. Hart Named Chairman of the Board of Directors of CIC Capital Canada Inc. and CIC Capital Ventures Inc.

The management of CM-CIC Investissement has announce the nomination of attorney William D. Hart as director and chairman of the board of directors of its two Canadian subsidiaries, CIC Capital Canada Inc. and CIC Capital de risque Inc. He joins Julien Saulgrain, an attorney at the firm Blue-HF, as a second independent director of these two companies.

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