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Practice Areas

Partner based in Montréal, Michel’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation, and more specifically on complex technical litigation.

Michel specializes in defending class actions as well as in environmental litigation. More specifically, he defends manufacturers’ liability class actions related to pharmaceutical and consumer products. He has extensive experience in personal injury cases and in cases involving soil and groundwater contamination. He regularly pleads before the civil courts. His experience includes numerous proceedings for damages, injunctive relief and judicial review. He is skilled in statutory penal law and has pleaded before numerous administrative tribunals and arbitration boards.

Career

Quebec Bar, 1989.

Professional Memberships

Past chair of the Environmental Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association’s Québec Branch and a member of the Defense Research Institute, an American organization.