McCarthy Tétrault deepens its bench strength by welcoming leading litigator Julie-Martine Loranger

Montréal, January 13, 2014 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Julie-Martine Loranger has joined the firm as a partner. Ms. Loranger is well-known for her strong courtroom skills and extensive commercial, securities and class actions experience. She joins the Montréal litigation team with associate Elisa Clavier, who practises civil and commercial litigation.

"We are committed to continuously finding ways to add value for our clients," said Kim Thomassin, McCarthy Tétrault's Managing Partner for the Québec Region. "Julie-Martine’s experience in administrative enquiry and investigation work, combined with Elisa’s skills, are a very strong complement to our impressive litigation team. We are thrilled to welcome them aboard."

Ms. Loranger’s practice focuses on commercial, civil and securities litigation, class actions, regulatory matters, insurance and professional liability. She also defends various stakeholders in the financial services sector. She has appeared before courts of all jurisdictions, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Québec Court of Appeal, the Superior Court, and various regulators, arbitrators and mediators. Ms. Loranger is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She is recognized as a leading practitioner by The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013, Benchmark Canada 2013 and the Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers 2013.

Ms. Clavier’s practice focuses on securities litigation, construction, insurance and professional liability, such as that of various stakeholders of the financial services sector. She has also acted as assistant counsel at the Appeal Court of Québec under the Honourable Jacques Dufresne.

McCarthy Tétrault’s integrated litigation practice comprises more than 200 litigators across Canada. The firm’s litigators are experienced trial and appellate lawyers at all levels who have advised on cases across the spectrum — from complex litigation to insurance litigation and class actions. The pre-eminence of McCarthy Tétrault's Litigation Group is attributed to the breadth of its practice and the depth of the group’s experience. With a reputation built on legal excellence and a proactive approach, McCarthy Tétrault is recognized as a top-ranked litigation firm in Canada in the 2013 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and as a leading firm in the area of class actions by reputable legal directories, including the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Sixty-three of the firm’s lawyers have been appointed judges of the superior courts, the courts of appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.