Jean-Marc Leclerc

Jean-Marc Leclerc


Sotos LLP

Recognized since 2019

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Class Action Litigation

Franchise Law

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Jean-Marc is a partner at Sotos LLP. He is valued by our franchise clients for his expertise in commercial litigation particularly in competition, privacy and cross-border matters, and for his extensive experience in multi-party and class proceedings. Jean-Marc advises clients across our industry sectors. Jean-Marc taught appellate advocacy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., and acts pro bono to argue cases on behalf of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association including at the Supreme Court of Canada. A former clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal, Jean-Marc draws on this experience to provide strategic counsel on matters before the courts. He spent the formative years of his career advising corporations in complex commercial litigation.

Location

  • 180 Dundas Street West, Suite 1200
    Toronto, ON M5G 1Z8
    Canada

Languages

  • English
  • French

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, Ontario, 2001

Affiliations

  • Advocates’ Society - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Canadian Bar Association - Member
  • Canadian Franchise Association - Member
  • International Franchise Association - Member
  • Law Society of Ontario - Member
  • Ontario’s Class Action Bench-Bar Liaison Committee - Member

Sotos LLP
Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

8 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

Full Firm Profile

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 for work in:

  • Class Action Litigation
  • Franchise Law

Awards:

  • Consistently listed in Best Lawyers in Canada (2019-2021)
  • Listed in Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory – Franchise (2015 – 2020)
  • Listed in Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory – Class Action (2019)
  • Named “Legal Eagle” by Franchise Times Magazine (2013 – 2019)
  • Ranked in Chambers Canada – Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff) (2016 – 2020)

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