The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

20 Langlois Listed in the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada 

Montréal, August 10, 2016 – Best Lawyers® today released the 2017 edition of its listing of the best lawyers in Canada. Langlois Lawyers is pleased to announce that 20 of its professionals are included on the list. Moreover, two of them have been named “Lawyer of the Year”. The firm congratulates all the members of its team who have distinguished themselves by their inclusion in this prestigious listing. 

Langlois Lawyers is proud of the rigour and exceptional quality of the work of its 20 lawyers who have been included in the 2017 listing of the Best Lawyers in Canada, particularly those who have been on the list for the last five and ten years: 

Montréal office

  • André Sasseville
    Labour and Employment Law
  • Antoine Bigenwald
    Construction Law
  • Bernard Jolin
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Danielle Ferron (5 years)
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Francine Legault
    Workers’ Compensation Law; Labour and Employment Law*
  • Jean-François Gagnon (5 years)
    Insurance Law
  • L. Michel Huart (10 years)
    Railroad Law; Transportation Law*; Environmental Law*
  • Nicola Di Iorio
    Labour and Employment Law
  • René Paquette
    Education Law
  • Tina Hobday
    Corporate Governance Practice*

 Quebec City office

  • François LeBel
    Administrative and Public Law
  • Jean Grégoire (5 years)
    Transportation Law; Maritime Law
  • Jean-Francois De Rico
    Information Technology Law
  • John G. O’Connor (10 years)
    Transportation Law; Maritime Law; Energy Law*
  • Lucien Godbout (10 years)
    Banking and Finance Law; Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law
  • Marc Gravel (5 years)
    Labour and Employment Law
  • Marie-Claude Carrier (5 years)
    Construction Law
  • Michel Jolin (5 years)
    Administrative and Public Law; Appellate Practice; Corporate and Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law; Medical Negligence
  • Paule Veilleux
    Workers’ Compensation Law
  • Valérie Lemaire (5 years)
    Insurance Law 

*First time lawyer is listed in stated specialty.

The firm is particularly proud of its two professionals who have been named Lawyer of the Year for 2017:  

  • John G. O’Connor
    Transportation Law
  • Lucien Godbout
    Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

Best Lawyers®

The quality of the legal services rendered by each candidate is evaluated by their peers within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Following the evaluation, nominees are confirmed to be in good standing with their local bar association. 

About Langlois Lawyers

With more than 100 professionals working in the Montréal, Quebec City and Lévis metropolitan areas, Langlois Lawyers is one of the largest law firms in Quebec. 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. The firm is ranked second among the top ten Quebec law firms by Canadian Lawyer magazine. 


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