February 22, 2013
Torys is set to open a new Montréal office on April 2, with a focus on litigation, under the leadership of experienced class-action litigator Sylvie Rodrigue.
"I joined Torys because of the opening of the Montréal office, the two are really tied," said Rodrigue, who joins the firm as a partner.
Rodrigue comes to Torys with a reputation for handling multi-jurisdictional class action and product liability cases. The new Quebec office will allow Torys to represent clients facing class action suits in multiple jurisdictions. Rodrigue’s ability to practice in both Ontario and Quebec, she said, meant that in the past she shared clients who needed representation in both common and civil law with Torys.
"Now we (Torys) will be in a very good position because we can represent clients in a seamless way," she said.
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