Stéphanie St-Jean is an associate in both our Litigation and Antitrust/Competition & Foreign Investment Groups in Montréal.
Ms. St-Jean’s litigation practice is very diversified and encompasses civil and commercial litigation, including construction law, bankruptcy and insolvency, professional liability, and class actions. Ms. St-Jean is notably involved in defending several consumer class actions on behalf of leading corporations. In addition, Ms. St-Jean has represented physicians in medical liability matters before civil Courts, and is involved in prominent insolvency and construction matters before civil courts, defending clients before both the Superior Court and Quebec Court of Appeal.
On the competition side of her practice, Ms. St-Jean has advised various companies on competition law issues related to deceptive marketing practices, refusal to deal and price maintenance. She has also been involved in competition law matters with respect to mergers, abuse of dominant position, cartel investigations and private actions (class actions) in the Courts. In addition, Ms. St-Jean has conducted an internal investigation of the Canadian business of an international company.
Ms. St-Jean obtained her civil law degree (LL.L.) from the University of Ottawa in 2012 and her common law degree (J.D.) from Queen’s University in 2014. She then earned a master’s degree in law from Oxford University (B.C.L.) in 2015. Following her studies, Ms. St-Jean served as a judicial clerk for the Chief Justice of the Federal Court, where she developed greater knowledge of administrative law and competition law. She was involved, in particular, in many cases before the Competition Tribunal.
Ms. St-Jean is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Young Bar Association of Montréal. She was called to the Québec Bar in 2016.