Lawyer, Partner - Montréal
Katherine Loranger is a member of the litigation group in the Montréal office of Langlois Lawyers. She has wide-ranging expertise in civil and commercial litigation, particularly in the areas of insurance law, commercial real estate, franchise law, professional liability and product liability.
Katherine also has significant experience in matters involving fraud, representing clients before all levels of the courts and advising them on the detection, investigation, prevention and recovery of proceeds of fraud. Her services are also called upon in files involving extraordinary remedies such as injunctions and seizures before judgment.
Before joining Langlois Lawyers, Katherine practiced civil and commercial litigation at a national law firm for several years and worked in the legal department of a major Canadian insurance company.
Certificate of Qualification in Common Law, University of British Columbia, 2007
LL.B., Civil Law, Université de Montréal, 2005
Rankings & Recognitions
- Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List 2021
- Benchmark Litigation Canada 2021
- Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List 2020
- Benchmark Litigation Canada 2020
Shortlisted for the Canadian Bar Association’s National Lawyers Pro Bono Award, 2012
Shortlisted for the Canadian Bar Association’s National Young Lawyers Pro Bono Award, 2011-2012
Recipient of the Lexpert Zenith Award Pro Bono Team of the Year (Réjean Hinse’s team), 2011
Nominated in the Young Bar of Montréal Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year Award category, 2010
Areas of Practice
- Anti-Corruption and Regulatory Crisis Intervention
- Banking Litigation
- Commercial Leasing
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Insurance
- Construction Litigation
- Construction Risk
- Cyber-risk Insurance Policy
- Disciplinary and Professional Law
- Financial Institutions and Financial Services Law
- General Liability
- Insurance Litigation
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution
- Product Liability
- Professional Liability
- Property Insurance
- Real Estate Litigation
Wrongful conviction – Crown liability – Civil action
Acted for a victim of a miscarriage of justice in his civil lawsuit against the Federal and Provincial governments.
Civil liability – Vicarious liability
Represented various entities in civil cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct by an employee.
Insurance law – Product liability
Successfully defended a manufacturer and its insurer following the sale and collapse of a greenhouse with a galvanized steel structure.
2009 – Author of an article on the termination as of right of a commercial lease, published on Les Affaires.com on June 22, 2009
- 2019 – Insurance Law Seminar 2019
2015 – Co-speaker, “Latent defects & coverage issues”, presentation to the claims adjusters of a major Canadian insurance company
2012 – Guest speaker, “Wrongful convictions”, University of Ottawa (Master’s program in Criminology)
2012 – Speaker, “Legal Updates”, presentation to account managers of a major Canadian bank
Since 2016 – Vice President of the Circle of Young Leaders of the Marie-Vincent Foundation
2010-2016 – Member of the Board of Directors of the Jason Fund
Canadian Bar Association