Raynold Langlois

Québec Bar 1964

Mr. Raynold Langlois passed away on October 29, 2014, consult his tribute page

A Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Raynold Langlois was a litigator and strategic advisor to corporate clients. 

He has been prominently involved in hostile takeover bids and related securities litigation. 

He has represented governments and corporations before various regulatory boards, including the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission, the Canadian Transportation Agency and the National Energy Board. He has also acted for governments and corporate clients in constitutional, administrative and commercial law matters before trial and appeal courts, including the Federal Courts and the Supreme Court of Canada. 

Raynold was lead counsel to the Canadian federal government in the Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (“UFFI”) case, the most complex product liability suit ever litigated in North America. He also represented the federal government before the Supreme Court of Canada during the references on the repatriation of the Canadian Constitution and the constitutional veto power of the Province of Quebec. He was counsel to the Canadian and Quebec Provincial Court judges associations and represents Quebec’s National Assembly in litigation proceedings related to parliamentary privilege. He has also acted as the appointed independent counsel of the Canadian Judicial Council. 

He has recently been retained to defend a number of corporations in several provincial and national class actions. Often consulted on corporate governance issues, he was also frequently invited to speak on legal and government relations topics.