Alexandra Lattion

Lawyer

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Areas of Expertise

  • Civil and commercial litigation
  • Class actions
  • Shareholder disputes and oppression remedy
  • Directors and officers liability
  • Injunctions, seizures, Mareva injunctions and Anton Piller orders
  • Employment law
  • Product liability
  • Defamation
  • Professional liability and discipline
  • Access to information
Alexandra R. Lattion focuses on civil litigation, employment law and commercial litigation. Her diverse practice has included complex litigation cases, class actions, consumer law, product liability, actions related to the termination of senior managers and officers, seizures and injunctions, access to information and professional liability. In her practice, Ms. Lattion is often called on to provide legal opinions on complex issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Lattion worked for two years as a summer student and articled in the litigation department at a large national firm.

During her law studies, Ms. Lattion served as Director of Research and a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Information Clinic at McGill. In addition, she was a teaching assistant for the first-year law class, worked as a research assistant and interned at the Quebec Consumer Protection Office. She has volunteered with several organizations, such as Lawyers Without Borders and Pro Bono Canada.

Representative Work

General Electric: Helped develop the defense for General Electric, the lessor of some of the oil tank cars involved in the July 2013 derailment in Lac-Mégantic.

Helped develop the defense for consumer product and pharmaceutical manufacturers in class actions involving product liability.

Represented shareholders and officers in an action for an injunction and damages involving director liability.

Drafted legal opinions and reviewed internal procedures regarding access to information for private and public organizations.

Education

B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, 2012

B.A., Université de Montréal, 2008

Call to the Bar

Quebec, 2014

Professional Associations

  • Barreau du Québec
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal

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