McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Caroline Zayid

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Practice Areas

National Leader of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Practice focuses on product liability and class actions, at the trial and appellate levels. Has litigated many significant product liability cases including on behalf of manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and consumer products. Has also acted on numerous cross-border class actions in relation to health care, financial services, securities, and automotive products. Extensive experience in administrative and public law for public and private sector clients. Represents clients at all levels of courts including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the courts of appeal of Ontario, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.


Ontario Bar, 1990.

Professional Memberships

Litigation Leaders’ Roundtable, The Advocates’ Society.


Contributing author to Defending Class Actions in Canada.


Named as one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women in 2017.