Anne Merminod is an experienced and skilled litigator who devotes her practice to defending class actions.
She currently defends clients, both at authorization, on the merits, or involved in settlements before judicial courts in first instance and at the appellate level, across a broad variety of industries in the fields of:
- consumer protection
- product liability
- privacy law
- health law
- competition law
- environmental law
A sought-after speaker and author, she regularly speaks and write on the subject of class actions. Her recent works include, "Awarding of Punitive Damages in the Context of Consumer Law Class Actions – A North American Study" (Éditions Yvon Blais, 2019) and "Privacy Class Actions" in the Book entitled "Managing Privacy in a Connected World" (LexisNexis, 2020).
She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Class Actions Section of the Canadian Bar Association (Québec Division) and sits on the committee of the National Conference of the Barreau du Québec on Class Actions – Recent Developments in Québec, Canada, and the United States, the largest continuing professional training activity in the field in Canada.
Anne also represents Canadian and foreign clients in major commercial litigations, including cases relating to:
- manufacturers' liability
- consumer law
Anne consistently takes a personalized, practical and business-oriented approach to the delivery of legal services. She regularly pleads before the Superior Court of Québec and the Court of Appeal of Québec.
She is consistently recognized as one of Canada's leading class counsel lawyer in The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and as well as Acritas Star®.