What the team is known for
Stikeman Elliott is a full-service national law firm acknowledged as a leader in the Québec litigation arena, as well as boasting cross-border capabilities. The Montréal group enjoys a sterling reputation for its experience of general commercial litigation, class action defence and product liability; other areas of expertise include franchising and defamation litigation. The team regularly acts on behalf of major industry players in the aviation, construction, energy and telecommunications sectors. The firm also earns considerable praise for its extensive capabilities in competition law, securities litigation and related investigations.
One client described the team as "practical, brilliant and just great to work with."
Another source stated that "the entire team is of high calibre across the entire tenure" and that they "continue to be impressed by the dedication and intelligence of the younger resources."
A Stikeman team led by Éric Mongeau represented NetCracker Technology in a claim following an alleged breach of contract concerning the development and implementation of new software.
is well versed in both general civil and commercial litigation, which he handles from his Montréal base. His expertise includes product liability and class actions.
is an esteemed commercial litigator based in Montréal, with a diverse client roster featuring energy and transportation companies. "He is in command of the law and the strategy on the file, and he does not hesitate to dig deep in substantive issues. He also leverages all the resources of his firm and beyond so that we have access to the very best advice. He's also a great sparring partner on ideas and arguments."
Montréal-based Marc-André Coulombe
is well versed in both general commercial and securities disputes. He is highly regarded by both clients and his peers."He's always been a go-to in litigation matters. He is practical and extremely precise. He is the lawyer you need when dealing with complex litigation matters."
is a leading Montréal-based securities litigator who has considerable experience advising on matters including derivative actions as well as shareholder disputes.
Montréal-based Yves Martineau
is sought after for his representation of clients in the energy, banking and manufacturing industries in a number of matters, including class actions."With regards to litigation, Yves Martineau is excellent. I was extremely pleased with him. He has a brilliant mind, both as a strategist and as a great communicator."