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Chris Semerjian - Litigation Lawyer in Montreal

Chris Semerjian

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction New York, 2010 | Quebec, 2010
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal

Chris Semerjian is a partner working in Fasken’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. A seasoned and versatile litigator, Chris is particularly active in complex litigation requiring the issuance of injunction orders to enforce non-compete clauses or to prohibit unfair competition practices.

His expertise has led him to work in many Anton Piller cases involving the misappropriation of confidential information. He has also worked in cases before the Superior Court in intellectual property matters which allowed him to obtain, in one of the rare precedents of the last decade, the issuance of an interlocutory injunction in a patent infringement dispute.

Chris is also called upon to work in major cases for the firm’s clients in contractual and commercial matters, including with respect to questions arising from the interpretation and termination of contracts of various nature.

Chris also acts in public, administrative and constitutional law matters, as well as in class actions proceedings.

Recognized as one of the best litigation lawyers under forty by Benchmark and as a rising star in the field of commercial litigation, Chris is regularly invited as a speaker by various organizations.

Chris Semerjian is also co-responsible for the university recruitment process.

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litigation lawyer in Montreal, Chris Semerjian | Fasken
  • Recognized as a leading litigator by Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2018 to 2020
  • Benchmark Rising Star, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2018 to 2019
  • Finalist at the YBM Gala 2018, Jeune Barreau de Montréal 2018
Benchmark Litigation Publication name with laurels Benchmark Litigation Canada Benchmark Rising Star Recognized as one of the Rising Stars in Commercial Litigation by Benchmark
2018 Jeune Barreau de Montréal Finalist at the YBM Gala 2018 Finalist in the Civil and Commercial Litigation category at the YBM Gala 2018 "Leaders of Tomorrow"
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  • LLM, Common Law nord-américaine Université de Montréal
  • LLB Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Young Bar Association of Montréal (YBAM)
  • Member, Bar of Montréal
  • Member, Quebec Bar
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • Member, New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
Speaker New York State Bar Association - International Section location location Tokyo


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