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Torys Law Firm L.L.P. to open Montreal officeTORONTO,
Feb. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Torys LLP is pleased to announce that
Sylvie Rodrigue is joining the firm as partner, effective immediately. Ms. Rodrigue is recognized as a leading lawyer in class action litigation in
Canada. She is the founder and past Chair of the Class Action Section of the Ontario Bar Association, Chair of the National Task Force on Class Actions of the Canadian Bar Association, Co-Chair of the International Class Action Subcommittee of the American Bar Association and Co-Chair of the Class Action Working Group of the International Bar Association.
Ms. Rodrigue will open and lead a new office in
Montreal to be known as Société d'avocats Torys S.E.N.C.R.L. / Torys Law Firm L.L.P., while continuing her litigation practice in
Montreal office will officially open by
April 2, 2013, with a focus on litigation. The
Montreal office and Torys' existing platforms in
New York and
Calgary align the firm with the evolving needs of its clients.
"We are delighted to have Sylvie join our firm. In addition to her position as a leading advocate in
Canada, she brings a unique ability to practice in
Quebec as well as in
Ontario and the other common law provinces," declared
Les Viner, Managing Partner, Torys. "She has repeatedly been recognized as a leading expert in the areas of class action and product liability litigation in
Quebec and in
Ontario. Sylvie will add further bench strength to our existing group which includes
Wendy Matheson and other leading lawyers."
SOURCE Torys LLP