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Belleau Lapointe’s 2019 new faces

Belleau Lapointe is proud to have welcomed, since the beginning of 2019, two new lawyers in class action and civil and commercial litigation, Mélissa Bazin and Emilie Kokmanian.

Mélissa Bazin joined the Belleau Lapointe team in 2019. Practicing in civil and commercial litigation, as well as in class actions, she has developed particular expertise in construction law, professional and civil liability and real estate law. Before joining the team, Mélissa practiced civil and commercial litigation at a major regional firm and completed her articling in a national firm.

Emilie Kokmanian also joined the team in 2019. Member of the Québec bar since 2012 and of the New York bar since 2015, she has experience in civil and commercial litigation, maritime law and class actions. Prior to joining the firm, Emilie represented investors in several securities class actions, notably in matters of inside trading and misrepresentations in filings before various forums. Emile also completed the securities training offered by the Canadian Securities Institute.

Celebrating this year the firm’s 18th anniversary, Belleau Lapointe continues to develop and aspire to maintain its reputation based on the excellence of its lawyers, experienced litigators who defend the interests of their clients both in the court room and around the negotiation table.

Belleau Lapointe Makes Its Debut in the Prestigious Chambers Canada 2019 Guide

Belleau Lapointe stands out again as the firm makes its debut in the prestigious Chambers Canada Guide, one of the most recognized guides in the legal industry. Also, our partners Daniel Belleau and Maxime Nasr are again named in the 2019 edition of the Guide.

Indeed, Belleau Lapointe is named as a Highly Recommended firm in the Class Actions (Plaintiff) category, at the national level. The quality of the firm’s work is emphasized when defending consumers’ rights in the context of class actions of national scope.

Daniel Belleau and Maxime Nasr are now appointed as Recognized Practitioners in the same category. Daniel’s leadership and negotiating skills, as well as Maxime’s energy and vigor in the Courtroom, are highlighted.

Chambers’ observations about the Firm, Daniel and Maxime can be read here.

This recognition by their industry peers is an addition to the ones from Best Lawyers, Benchmark Canada and Lexpert that the firm and the members of its team have continued to receive for several years.

The Best Lawyers™ in Canada 2019: Our Lawyers Recognized by their Peers

Once again this year, we are proud to announce that our partners, Benoît Lapointe, Daniel Belleau and Maxime Nasr, as well as the Belleau Lapointe firm, stand out for the excellence of their work and are recognized by their peers in The Best LawyersTM in Canada 2019 repertoire.

Benoît distinguishes himself both in the Corporate and Commercial Litigation category and the Class Action Litigation category. Daniel and Maxime Nasr are recognized by their peers for the quality of their work in the Class Action Litigation category.

A special mention for Daniel and Benoît, who are recognized by their peers for the tenth consecutive year!