Madeleine Renaud and Marc Dorion honoured by the Quebec Bar
Montréal, May 16, 2007 – Madeleine Renaud and Marc Dorion were among the first people to be awarded the prestigious title of advocatus emeritus "avocat émérite" (Ad. E.). This new honorary distinction was created by the Barreau du Québec to acknowledge the careers of its most deserving lawyers and recognize their professional excellence, sustained and remarkable contribution to the legal profession and exceptional outreach.
"We are very proud of Madeleine and Marc. Both play a leadership role within the Firm and this honour reflects on all members of our team," said Mr. Marc-André Blanchard, Québec Regional Managing Partner at McCarthy Tétrault.
Madeleine Renaud is a partner in our Competition Group in Montréal. She advises a broad range of national and international clients on all aspects of Canadian competition law. She also represents clients involved in competition legislation before the appropriate authorities, as well as in class actions, administrative and regulatory proceedings. Ms. Renaud is currently the post-chair of the National Section of Competition Law of the Canadian Bar Association.
Marc Dorion is a partner in our Financial Services and Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions practice law groups in our Montréal and Québec City offices. His practice focuses on project finance, corporate mergers and acquisitions, financing and privatizations. Mr. Dorion has considerable experience in commercial negotiations and public affairs. He is co-leader of the Firm's national Energy and Infrastructure law groups. Mr. Dorion has been a member of the Board of Partners of McCarthy Tétrault since 2006 and was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1992.
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With close to 700 lawyers practising in Canada’s major financial centres, as well as London, U.K., McCarthy Tétrault delivers integrated business law, litigation, tax law, real property law, and labour and employment law services nationally and globally. McCarthy Tétrault advises on the largest and most complex transactions and cases involving Canadian and foreign interests, and actively listens to clients to understand their needs, business and industry. We provide a single, client-focused team that capitalizes on our size and scale to deliver customized legal services that help clients achieve their goals. Authoritative legal directories rank McCarthy Tétrault among the world’s top law firms. Experience the McCarthy Tétrault difference and discover first hand how our integrated competencies, depth of knowledge, expertise and experience can be your competitive advantage.
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