Skip to content.
This is a photo of Bio photo




Contact by email at [email protected]

t. +1 514-397-4221


Julie-Martine uses her extensive experience and legal acumen to strategically navigate commercial litigation for her clients. Her comprehensive understanding of their business objectives allows her to resolve disputes swiftly and decisively.

Julie-Martine Loranger is a partner in our firm’s Litigation Group in Montréal. With over 30 years of experience, she specializes in commercial litigation with expertise in securities litigation and internal investigations. Her practice is focused on guiding financial institutions, manufacturers, distributors, and vendors through high-profile commercial litigation and complicated assignments, offering practical legal and risk management advice that aligns with their business and reputational priorities.

Julie-Martine's extensive tenure in the legal industry has endowed her with the expertise to effectively represent high-profile clients facing sophisticated cases, such as insider trading and market manipulation allegations. She has successfully spearheaded intricate internal investigations, including those involving cross-border issues, showcasing her adaptability and deep understanding of the emerging challenges in cybersecurity. Her experience with white-collar crime cases, involving both penal and administrative sanctions, further highlights her comprehensive skill set. Moreover, her background of representing clients across all jurisdictions - from the Supreme Court of Canada and Québec Court of Appeal to the Superior Court, as well as various regulatory bodies, arbitrators, and mediators - distinguishes her in her field, making her a highly sought-after legal professional.

As a leading lawyer, Julie-Martine has represented financial institutions, and their subsidiaries, manufacturers, distributors, and vendors in numerous high-profile class actions. Her cases have involved matters such as directors’ liability, tort and contractual liabilities, misrepresentation, pharmaceutical product liability, consumer protection, and security and secondary market liabilities.

Julie-Martine has been recognized by her peers as a legal expert and skilled negotiator, earning her fellowships with the American College of Trial Lawyers and Litigation Counsel of America. In 2017, she was awarded the title Advocatus Emeritus by the Québec bar, and she is a national leader of the firm's Crisis Law system, a solution that provides our clients with a cohesive integration of legal advice, reputation management and business priorities when they are facing a crisis.

She regularly speaks on crisis management and cybersecurity and has written for Finance and Investment for the past 15 years. Julie-Martine co-writes for Jurisclasseur on the topic of Québec Securities, and she sits on the Security Liaison Committee for the specialized Financial Markets Administrative Tribunal (TAMF). She also serves as the Québec province Chair of the Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is a board member and ambassador of the Lise Watier Foundation, which promotes women entrepreneurship.

Julie-Martine is an esteemed professional and is highly regarded among the Québec market, legal fraternity, and by her clients. Her prominence is evident in her ranking among the Top 100 women in Canada, as well as amongst the top 10 female business litigation lawyers in Québec, a list published by Le Monde Juridique.

In 2008, Julie-Martine completed the prestigious Directors Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors. Following this, she received an appointment from the Minister of Finance to represent consumer interests within the Board of Directors of the Chambre de l’assurance de dommages.

Julie-Martine has been featured in numerous legal rankings. These include being listed in Band 1 for Security Litigation by Chambers Canada, being recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada, and inclusion in the Thomson Reuters standout lawyers database.

Moreover, she has been designated as a Lawyer of Distinction for the year 2023, a testament to her exceptional contributions to the legal profession.

Julie-Martine was called to the bar in 1983 in Quebec.