Stéphanie Desjardins

Senior Associate

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Stéphanie Desjardins practices in the field of labour and employment law, focusing mainly on occupational health and safety cases. She provides strategic advisory support to employers in both unionized and non-unionized workplaces and represents them in matters falling within the jurisdiction of the Administrative Labour Tribunal (ALT).

Stéphanie is involved in the following types of case in particular:

  • compensation and management of occupational injuries
  • health and safety-related prevention and inspection procedures
  • financing of the CNESST’s compensation regime

Before joining BLG, Stéphanie worked as a litigation lawyer in a Montréal firm specializing in employment law, where she practiced primarily in arbitrations and grievances relating to occupational health and safety.


  • BLG acted as Canadian counsel for PE-backed Atlanta-based buyer, East West Manufacturing, LLC in its acquisition of all the assets of Groupe Varitron, Inc., a top 5 electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider in Canada.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2018
  • LL. L., University of Ottawa, 2015