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, "COVID-19 class actions forecast" American Bar Association (June 2020 edition), "Maximus in Minimis: Damages for Stress, Worry and Inconvenience in Class Actions" (Annual Review of Civil Litigation, 2020 -Thomson Reuters), "Privacy Class Actions" in the Book entitled "Managing Privacy in a Connected World" (LexisNexis, 2020) and “Two solitudes of privacy : Privacy class ations in Quebec and the rest of Canada (Wilson Lafleur).
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 consistently takes a personal, practical and business-oriented approach to the delivery of her legal services, which lead her to be recognized by her peers as Acritas Star consistently since 2016. She is recognized by Benchmark Canada as a “Future Star" and is listed in the Benchmark Litigation “40 & Under Hot List" which highlights the partners in litigation who stand out in their practice throughout the U.S. and in Canada. Since 2017, she is also listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and in the Best Lawyers in Canada (Class Action Litigation).