Montréal, November 23, 2015 – Langlois Kronström Desjardins (LKD) is very proud to announce that one of its professionals received the Hommage du Lieutenant-gouverneur award this past November 20 at the group swearing-in ceremony for new Québec lawyers. An associate in the firm’s Québec City office, Samuel Gagnon was honoured to receive this prestigious distinction, which recognizes the outstanding achievements of young legal professionals.
Impressive record of achievement
Samuel’s career path has been exceptional. A brilliant student, he attended the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I) in France and later worked as a clerk at the Québec Superior Court. Very active in the community, his social commitment includes serving as a director of a cooperative bike-sharing service in the Québec City region. An accomplished sports enthusiast, he competes in triathlons on a regular basis.
A role model
“Samuel’s academic and professional career and his community involvement are exemplary. We are very pleased that he has chosen to launch his legal career at our firm. He embodies our values of proficiency, concrete achievement and personal fulfillment. He decided to become a lawyer to satisfy his boundless curiosity and his desire to make a difference in other peoples’ lives. We intend to provide him with every opportunity to realise his full potential and fulfill his vision of what the practice of law can be” stated Jean-François Gagnon, the firm’s managing partner.
About Langlois Kronström Desjardins
Langlois Kronström Desjardins (which will become Langlois Lawyers on January 1, 2016; for more details, click here) is one of the largest law firms in Quebec, with more than 100 professionals working in the Montréal and Quebec City metropolitan areas. Our team of over 200 employees offers a complete range of highly regarded legal services in civil and commercial litigation, governance and ethics, labour and employment law, insurance law, administrative law, maritime law, public law, real estate, and business law.
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