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Rivest Schmidt

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1QuébecCanada 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Rivest Schmidt is a highly respected Montréal-based law firm widely regarded as a leader in that market. It offers expertise across the full gamut of employment and labour law issues, including pensions and benefits, collective bargaining, and occupational health and safety. The team also provides representation in human rights claims and class actions. Clients include trade unions, professional associations and employees from both the public and private sectors.

Strengths

One interviewee remarked that "they are a reputable firm."

Notable practitioners

Claude Tardif is an esteemed union-side labour litigator based in Montréal. He advises on pension plans, administrative law and collective agreement renewals.

Michel Davis is a Montréal-based lawyer who is well respected for his capabilities in labour and administrative law. He is experienced in grievance arbitrations and occupational health and safety matters.

Nicolas Houle-Gingras is an increasingly prominent union-side lawyer based in Montréal. He represents both unions and individual employees in issues ranging from labour relations to occupational health and safety.

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Québec

Employment & Labour: Labour for Unions


Claude Tardif
Band 1
Michel Davis
Band 2
Nicolas Houle-Gingras
Up and Coming