Torys Law Firm L.L.P. to open Montreal office
TORONTO, 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 Toronto. The Montreal office
will officially open by April 2, 2013, with a focus on litigation. The
Montreal office and Torys' existing platforms in Toronto, 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 Sheila Block, Patricia Jackson, John Laskin, Wendy
Matheson and other leading lawyers."
SOURCE: Torys LLP
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