Ottawa (Canada) - Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today the addition of four new lawyers to the firm's Ottawa office. Claire Vachon, Sébastien Lorquet, Judith Parisien and Marie-Andrée Richard will join the firm's Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group.
Claire Vachon is a seasoned lawyer who specializes in labour and employment law as well as education law. She represents employers in all areas of labour and employment law. Fluently bilingual, Claire also represents all eight French Catholic School Boards in the province of Ontario and is a member of the Québec Bar, the Canadian Bar Association and the Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario.
Sébastien Lorquet has developed a strong practice in the construction labour relations sector alongside his education law practice. He advises clients on all aspects of individual and collective employment relations. Sébastien studied both common law and Québec's civil law and practises in Ontario and Québec, where he pleads in English and in French. Active in his community, he has been Chair of the Festival franco-ontarien since 2007.
Judith Parisien and Marie-Andrée Richard join Fasken Martineau as associates, having distinguished themselves as capable labour relations lawyers and employment litigators. Both are fluently bilingual and practice in French as well as in English.
"We are pleased to welcome such talented individuals to our firm. The addition of these new members to our team is a great complement to our existing practices and represents significant growth for the Ottawa office, by adding business and building expertise in our labour relations practice, along with all the benefits that we bring to our clients," said Martin Denyes, Managing Partner, Ontario for Fasken Martineau.
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Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm. With more than 770 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal, Québec City, London, Paris and Johannesburg. For additional information, please visit the firm's website at www.fasken.com.