Best Lawyers in Canada 2022: 27 lawyers recognized

Montréal, August 26, 2021 – De Grandpré Chait is proud to announce that 27 of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada legal directory and that Marc Beauchemin and Jonathan M. Fecteau were listed in the category Lawyer of the Year, respectively in Municipal Law and Expropriation for the Montréal region.

Over the years, Marc Beauchemin and Jonathan M. Fecteau have become key players on the Municipal Law and Expropriation legal scene. Marc Beauchemin is Chair of De Grandpré Chait’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He is involved in public law and zoning litigation cases in the context of real estate developments throughout Québec. Jonathan M. Fecteau is the head of the firm’s Municipal Law Group. He focuses his practice on expropriation, property assessment and municipal regulations.

This annual ranking highlights the outstanding professional excellence of lawyers who were identified by their peers across Canada. The prestigious recognition Lawyer of the Year, based on voting averages received during the peer review assessments, is awarded to only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

In addition to illustrating the excellence of our lawyers, these recognitions reflect the scope and depth of the legal services we offer. For this edition, the nominees are:

  • Seth Abbey | Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • François Beauchamp | Construction Law and Insurance Law
  • Marc Beauchemin | Class Action Litigation, Municipal Law and Expropriation
  • Sylvain Bélair | Municipal Law and Expropriation
  • Piero Biasini | Real Estate Law
  • Matthew Bilmes | Tax Law
  • Fredric L. Carsley | Commercial Leasing Law and Real Estate Law
  • Etienne Chauvin | Construction Law
  • David Coutu | Tax Law (Best Lawyers: One to Watch)
  • Philipp Duffy | Real Estate Law, Construction Law and Project Financing
  • Jonathan M. Fecteau | Expropriation
  • Aubie J. Herscovitch | Commercial Leasing Law and Real Estate Law
  • Louise Houle | Trusts and Estates
  • David H. Kauffman | Construction Law
  • Eric Lalanne | Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Virginia K.H. Lam | Intellectual Property Law
  • Eric Lasry | Real Estate Law
  • Emmanuel Laurin-Légaré | Class Action Litigation
  • Marie Laure Leclercq Ad. E. | Information Technology Law and Technology Law
  • Marc Ian Leiter | Corporate Law
  • François Marchand | Insurance Law and Professional Malpractice Law
  • Francine Nelson (Wiseman) | Tax Law and Trusts and Estates
  • Martin Raymond | Tax Law
  • Aaron Rodgers | Tax Law
  • Marc J. Rubin | Real Estate Law
  • Louis Samuel | Commercial Leasing Law
  • Julie Tremblay | Tax Law