Marie Laure Leclercq granted the Advocatus Emeritus distinction

Montréal, August 8, 2017 – De Grandpré Chait is proud to announce that Marie Laure Leclercq, counsel in our Intellectual Property team, has been named “Advocatus Emeritus” by the Barreau du Québec.

This prestigious distinction can be added to the numerous awards granted to Ms. Leclercq over the past few years, such as the Jules-Deschênes Award, the Phenicia Award – Exceptional Professional and the Lexpert Zenith Award for diversity and inclusion.

“In light of her outstanding career and her unwavering commitment to the community, we feel privileged to have Ms. Leclercq in our team. She is a valuable ally, an outstanding colleague and a beloved friend who deserves not only this great honour but also our everlasting respect and admiration”, said Eric Lalanne, the firm’s Chairman of the Board and President of the Management Committee

This honorific title of “Advocatus Emeritus” acknowledges lawyers whose careers have exemplified professional excellence through their remarkable contribution to the profession as well as their sustained commitment towards society.