Éric Thibaudeau

Lawyer, Partner

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Éric Thibaudeau is a partner in Langlois Lawyers’ Montréal office. He has special expertise in the area of occupational health and safety, regarding issues within the jurisdiction of the Administrative Labour Tribunal (ALT) as well as penal infractions prosecuted by the CNESST that are heard in the Court of Québec’s Criminal and Penal Division. He also acts for employers in grievance arbitrations, labour-relations matters and collective agreement decrees. In addition, he advises construction contractors and project owners on all matters within the jurisdiction of the construction industry regulatory authorities, such as the Commission de la construction du Québec, the Régie du bâtiment du Québec and the Autorité des marchés financiers

A highly regarded practitioner within the construction industry, Éric also advises various corporate entities in the private sector as well as organizations in the public sector. 

Éric has many years of experience in labour law. Before joining Langlois Lawyers, he practiced at a large national firm where he was also a partner. His professional career path includes a term at the Association provinciale des constructeurs d’habitations du Québec (APCHQ) where he worked as coordinator of legal services. He also worked as a labour relations attorney in the legal department of the Association de la construction du Québec (ACQ).

Since 2015, Éric has been listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory in Occupational Health & Safety / Workers’ Compensation. In 2014, he was designated as one of Leading Lawyers Under 40 at the Rising Stars gala of Lexpert® magazine. Also, he has been recognized as a Litigation Lawyer to Watch in Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-Border Guide.

He practises law in both languages English and French.

Representative Work

  • Langlois Represents a Major Cannabis Enterprise

    Since 2017, Langlois Lawyers has been representing a company in connection with the acquisition of a property located in Montreal West, province of Québec, for the cultivation of organic medical marijuana and the development of production facilities.





Other Publications

2020 – “Commentaire sur la décision Commission de la construction du Québec c. Av-Tech inc. – Examen de la portée de l’exception prévue à l’article 19(2) de la Loi R-20″ (Case comment on Commission de la construction du Québec v. Av-Tech inc. – Considering the scope of the exception under Article 19(2) of Act R-20, co-authored with Aude Berger, Repères, EYB2020REP3157, September 2020.

2018 – “Widespread strike among crane operators in Quebec: A backlash to new regulation”, co-authored with Xavier Berwald-Grégoire, The Lawyer’s Daily, July 2018.

Professional Associations

Since 2020 – Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA)

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