A dedicated advocate in and out of the courtroom, Élisabeth takes a practical approach to clients’ disputes, keeping their business goals in mind.
Élisabeth is a partner in our Litigation Group in Montréal. Her practice focuses mainly on civil, commercial and contract litigation, class actions, consumer protection, privacy, as well as professional and medical liability.
A team player, Élisabeth has always willingly shared her knowledge, notably during presentations on class actions, commercial litigation, case law developments, medical liability and protection of minority rights.
Considered a rising star, Élisabeth has successfully represented clients before civil courts and administrative tribunals. She has also been involved in cases proceeding before the Court of Appeal of Quebec and the Supreme Court of Canada.
A dedicated lawyer, professionally and in the community, Élisabeth is a founding member of the LGBT committee of the Quebec Bar, on which she sits, as appointed by the Bar’s board of directors. She is a member and former co-president of the board of directors of the Canadian Bar Association’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community Section (SOGIC). In 2019, Élisabeth was appointed Secretary of the Board of Égides, an LGBTQI international alliance in the francophone world, promoting equality and supporting diversities throughout the Francophonie.
Élisabeth is a strong advocate for the empowerment of women and equality in the workplace. In 2015, she received the first-ever Chambers Canada Diversity Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to diversity, and women’s and minority rights, namely following a mission to Guatemala with Lawyers Without Borders Canada, on which she addressed challenges faced by minorities and women.
In January 2019, Élisabeth received the McCarthy Tétrault “Inclusion Now” Award in recognition of her exceptional commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, the advancement of women and equality. She participates in numerous community, volunteer and socio-professional activities within the gay community in Canada and around the world, in addition to regularly supporting access to justice through pro bono work.
Élisabeth received a Civil Law degree (LLB) from Université de Sherbrooke in 2010 and a Social Sciences degree (B.Sc.) from Université de Montréal in 2004.