Jean Saint-Onge - Lavery, de Billy

Jean Saint-Onge

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Partner in the Litigation Group at Lavery. His practice focuses on class actions, product liability, competition law and environmental law. Involved in numerous precedent-setting cases and has represented major corporations in multijurisdictional and cross border class actions in the areas of competition law and consumer law. He regularly speaks to professional and industry groups about legal issues that pertain to product liability litigation and class actions before The Canadian Institute, Insight, The Canadian Bar Association, the Quebec Bar, the Practicing Law Institute, Les Entretiens Jacques-Cartier and Osgoode Professional Development. Since 2004, he has been organizing and leading the Quebec Bar National Symposium on Class Actions - Recent Developments in Quebec, Canada and the United States. He is also chair since 2006 of the Quebec Bar Committee on class actions.Listed among the leading practitioners in the fields of Class Actions-Litigation, Commercial Insurance-Litigation and Product Liability in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He is repeatedly named as a leading cross-border lawyer in the area of class actions in the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross border Litigation Lawyers in Canada. His expertise was recognized in the category Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) Canada in the 2014 edition of the prestigious legal directory Chambers Global.His expertise being well recognized by his peers, he has been named Lawyer of the Year for 2013 by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Class Action Litigation in Montreal. He is also is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and The International Academy of Trial Lawyers, invitation only honorary trial lawyers societies. He is a board member of The Fondation Lafontaine-Cormier a non profit group devoted to the preservation of our judicial heritage. Advocatus Emeritus - Ad. E. Prix de la Justice du Québec Award- 2007. Québec Bar 1981.

Fondation Marie-Vincent

Office Location

Suite 4000
1, Place Ville Marie
Montréal, QC H3B 4M4

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Class Action Litigation of the Montréal Metro Area
Jean Saint-Onge has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Class Action Litigation (Defendants)

Other Information

Gender: Male