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Class action lawyer, attorney in Canada, André Durocher, Fasken

André Durocher

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 1975
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


André Durocher practises in the areas of class actions, environmental law, energy law, and Aboriginal law. André is an experienced litigator and defends clients before the civil and penal courts and administrative tribunals.

He has defended clients during class actions in the areas of environmental, consumer protection, competition, food, energy, pension plans, municipal, and Aboriginal law. He represents pharmaceutical laboratories, railways, airlines, manufacturers, municipalities, and motor racing organizations. 

André defends companies charged with penal environmental offences or subject to administrative remedies, such as actions to revoke environmental permits. He is also asked to intervene in connection with injunctions and Aboriginal land claims.

He is the author of Environmental Class Action in Canada, published in 2018 by Thomson Reuters.


  • Recognized in Québec as a Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation 2018 to 2023
  • Recognized as Recommended in Environment, Who's Who Legal Canada 2020 to 2022
  • Recognized in the 2021 Lexpert Special Edition – Energy, Lexpert 2021

Client Work

  • Netflix, Spotify and Rogers defended in class action over alleged Consumer Protection Act violations,
  • Guy Ouellet and al. v. Canadian Pacific Railway Company,
  • Héroux-Devtek sells its aerostructure and industrial products operations for US$300 million to Precision Castparts,
  • Picard v. Air Canada,
  • Ladouceur v. Société de transport de Montréal,
  • Regroupement des citoyens du quartier St-Georges inc. v. Alcoa Canada Ltée,
  • Regroupement des citoyens contre la pollution v. Alex Couture inc.,
  • Voisins du train de banlieue de Blainville inc. v. Agence métropolitaine de transport,
  • McColl v. Grand Prix F1 du Canada inc.,

Career & Education


  • DESS, Administrative Law Université de Montréal
  • LL.L. Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Bar Association


Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

Class Actions in the Construction Industry Presented at the 4th edition of the Real Estate Law Seminar (Colloque Droit immobilier) organized by Les Éditions Yvon Blais location location Quebec Hôtel Château Laurier
Director and officer liability – What you should know about environmental issues Workshop - 7th Fasken Martineau Symposium location location Montreal


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