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Magali  Cournoyer-Proulx

Magali Cournoyer-Proulx

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1997
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal

Magali Cournoyer-Proulx provides top-level strategic advice and has an unmatched reputation in the area of employment law. She represents clients from various sectors, including banking and insurance, as well as a number of financial institutions, tech companies and manufacturing companies. She advises clients on all aspects of individual employment relationships: contracts of employment, clauses restricting employment, compensation packages, labour standards, policies, termination, human rights, workplace harassment, misconduct, and difficult work environments. 

She regularly appears before the civil courts and administrative tribunals of both provincial and federal jurisdiction. Magali also completed a mediation program offered by Harvard Law School (Executive Education) and is a certified civil, commercial and labour mediator with the Barreau du Québec.  

Her expertise in employment law is recognized year after year by various directories, including Chambers Canada, Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory, Best Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal. 

Magali also has expertise in professional and health law. She has co-authored the Code des professions annoté since 2015. Her expertise in health law has been recognized in numerous directories, including Best Lawyers, which named her Lawyer of the Year for her practice in Health Law in Montreal.

  • Recognized by the Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of Health Care Law and Labour and Employment Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 to 2021
  • Recognized in the area of Employee Benefits Law by the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 to 2021
  • Recognized in Employment & Labour Law in Québec by Chambers Canada, Chambers Canada 2020 to 2021
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  • Attestation, Mediating disputes Harvard Law School, Executive Education
  • LLB Université de Montréal

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA)
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Speaker The surveillance of harassment by the Board of Directors Institute of Corporate Directors
Speaker Préoccupations des administrateurs et dirigeants quant à la responsabilité des entreprises liées au mouvement #metoo Quebec Risk and Insurance Management Association

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