The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023

August 25th, 2022

Several Langlois lawyers recognized in the 2023 The Best Lawyers in Canada guide, including Valérie Lemaire as Lawyer of the Year and five others as Ones to Watch.

  • Langlois is proud to announce that the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada’s prestigious guide includes 33 of its lawyers recognized in some 30 practice areas
  • Valérie Lemaire named Lawyer of the Year, Québec City, Insurance Law
  • Five up-and-coming lawyers recognized as Ones to Watch

“The firm is thrilled with the many recognitions earned by our lawyers and partners, who are among the most influential in their fields. These honours reflect the talent and depth of expertise of the members of our firm and reaffirm our position as a leading law firm in Canada. My heartfelt congratulations to our team for these great achievements!” said Jean-François Gagnon, CEO.


Here is the list of this year's honourees:

  • Yann Bernard  – Education Law
  • Catherine Biron  – Labour and Employment Law
  • Marie-Claude Carrier  – Construction Law
  • Jean Patrick Dallaire  – Construction Law
  • Mylany David  – Corporate Law, Energy Law
  • Vincent de l'Étoile  – Class Action Litigation, Product Liability Law
  • Caroline Deschênes  – Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Danielle Ferron  – Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Jean-François Gagnon  – Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Director and Officer Liability Practice, Insurance Law, Professional Malpractice Law
  • Paul-Arthur Gendreau  – Administrative and Public Law
  • Lucien Godbout  – Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Jean Grégoire  – Maritime Law, Transportation Law
  • Sean Griffin  – Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • William D. Hart  – Corporate Law
  • Tina Hobday  – Corporate Governance Practice, Employee Benefits Law
  • Michel Huart  – Environmental Law, Railroad Law, Transportation Law
  • Marie-Hélène Jetté  – Labour and Employment Law
  • Michel Jolin  – Administrative and Public Law, Appellate Practice, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law, Medical Negligence
  • Sébastien Laprise  – Administrative and Public Law
  • Pierre Y. Lefebvre  – Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration, Product Liability Law
  • Valérie Lemaire  – Lawyer of the Year: Insurance Law - Québec City, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Law, Professional Malpractice Law
  • Katherine Loranger  – Insurance Law
  • John G. O'Connor  – Energy Law, Maritime Law, Transportation Law
  • René Paquette  – Education Law
  • Sophie Perreault  – Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Marianne Plamondon  – Labour and Employment Law
  • Richard R. Provost  – Construction Law, Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Product Liability Law, Professional Malpractice Law
  • François Rolland  – Alternative Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration
  • André Sasseville  – Labour and Employment Law
  • Éric Savard  – Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Tommy Tremblay  – Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance Practice, Director and Officer Liability Practice*
  • Paule Veilleux  – Education Law
  • Jean-François Vézina  – Construction Law, Insurance Law


 The Best Lawyers in Canada : Ones to Watch

    • Nathalie Boulanger (*) –Construction Law, Insurance Law
    • Justine Brien (*) –Corporate and Commercial Litigation
    • Mathilde Rochefort (*) –Insurance Law
    • Stéphanie Fortier-Dumais (*) –Construction Law
    • Charles Lapointe (*) –Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

(*) Lawyers ranked for the first time by Best Lawyers


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