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Frédéric Gilbert Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

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Montréal (Canada)Frédéric Gilbert was appointed “Fellow” of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony took place on March 7th at the 2020 Spring Meeting of the College in Tucson, Arizona.

“Fasken is extremely proud of Frédéric’s induction, one of the youngest members of the Quebec bar to receive this honor,” said Peter Feldberg, Firm Managing Partner.

A Partner in the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in Montréal, Frédéric specializes in franchise and real estate law. He is one of the most involved and recognized Canadian lawyer in the franchise industry, having been named “professional of the year” in 2012 by the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montréal, “Top 40 under 40” by Lexpert in 2015 and “lawyer of the year in franchise law” by The Best Lawyers in Canada in 2019. Frédéric regularly participates on different panels and authored the latest reference work on franchise law in Québec.

About ACTL

Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation only and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds, who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Lawyers must have a minimum of 15 years trial experience before they can be considered for Fellowship.

About Fasken

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