With more than 20 years of experience, Sébastien is a passionate litigator and a strategic advisor who is well respected in the legal profession. He has appeared before courts in all jurisdictions, and is a lecturer and professor. Sébastien is recognized by several publications, including Benchmark Litigation that named him Litigation Star 2019.
In addition to having a deep knowledge of alternative dispute resolution methods, Sébastien has led numerous class actions and important files on manufacturer's liability. A member of the Quebec Bar since 1997, he has been at the forefront of several large-scale and well-publicized mandates in the field of information technology, energy, securities litigation and defamation.
"I am happy to join the Fasken team. The Firm offers a wide range of legal services to its clients and has a highly talented litigation team. I am sure this will be a winning partnership," explains Sébastien Richemont, Partner. "Sébastien has an excellent reputation and a strong influence in the business community. His in-depth knowledge in class actions and commercial litigation will be a great asset to the Firm's clients and will contribute to the strength of our litigation team. We are proud to welcome him," explains Éric Bédard, Managing Partner for the Quebec Region.
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