Claudie Fréchette joined the Fasken team as a student in 2016 while in the final year of her Bachelor’s of Law degree, Co-op Program, at the Université de Sherbrooke. Claudie appeared on the Dean’s List throughout her studies and received the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Academic All-Canadian Award. She has since completed the professional training program of the École du Barreau du Québec and graduated with a Juris Doctor in Common Law from the Université de Montréal.
Claudie has had various legal experiences both on the national and international scale. In particular, she was twice assigned to a firm client and completed three internships in corporate legal departments, one for a federal Crown corporation in Montreal and two for a multinational corporation operating in the transportation industry in Zurich, Switzerland. Claudie also worked as a tax research assistant for Madam Marwah Rizqy, at the time an assistant professor at the Université de Sherbrooke.
Claudie has volunteered for several social and charitable events and associations, such as the Juripop Legal Clinic, Eastern Townships Division, Lawyers Without Borders Canada and the Confédération des associations d'étudiants en droit civil (CADED).
Aside from her passion for travelling, Claudie devotes her free time to outdoor activities, boxing and cooking.