The Firm Welcomes a New Partner to Its Labour and Employment Law Team

Montréal, November 5, 2013 – Law firm Langlois Kronström Desjardins is proud to welcome to its Montréal office a new partner specialized in labour and employment law, Éric Thibaudeau. 

Éric has special expertise in the area of occupational health and safety, regarding issues within the jurisdiction of the Commission des lésions professionnelles as well as penal infractions prosecuted by the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail 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’s arrival is a major gain for our firm”, stated Jean-François Gagnon, managing partner of Langlois Kronström Desjardins. “His extensive experience in labour and employment law adds tremendous depth to our service offering in this burgeoning growth area. Our clients and the members of both our labour and employment law and construction law teams will now be able to benefit from heightened expertise in these areas, which strengthens our position in the legal services market in Quebec.” 

Éric has many years of experience in labour law. Before joining Langlois Kronström Desjardins, 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). He was called to the Québec Bar in 1999 after completing his legal studies at Université de Montréal.

About Langlois Kronström Desjardins

Langlois Kronström Desjardins ( is one of the largest law firms in Quebec, with nearly 100 professionals working in the Montréal and Quebec City metropolitan areas. With a total of some 200 individuals making up our team, we are able to offer our clientele a complete range of legal services renowned for their exceptional quality in civil and commercial litigation, labour and administrative law, maritime and admiralty law, public law, real estate law and business law. 


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