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DAVID
Héroux

Title: lawyer, equity partner Year of call: 2000

Expertise: insurance law  |  labor and employment law  |  litigation

David Héroux joined the firm in 2011. Specializing in civil litigation and commercial and administrative law, he regularly litigates before civil and administrative tribunals in construction, municipal, labor, and business law cases.

His solid experience in insurance law and managing liability suits has meant he often advises insurers and represents them before tribunals for claims related to insurance policy interpretation issues, compensation, and civil liability.

His fields of specialization include:

  • Public Administration (municipal, provincial, federal)
  • Insurance
  • Construction
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Real Estate

Assistant: Sonia Mathieu, Stéphanie Charest, Lise Boland

Expertise

  • Insurance law (directors and officers, builders’ risk insurance, professional liability insurance, statutory examinations, obligation to defend, fraudulent claims)
  • Labor and employment law (collective labor relations, individual labor relations, occupational health and safety)
  • Litigation (insurance, construction, commercial litigation, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability)

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke (1999)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Sept-Îles) (2011 to present)
  • Desjardins General Insurance Group (Lévis)
  • Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) (Quebec City)
  • Langlois Kronström Desjardins (Quebec City)
  • Laporte et Lavallée avocats (Joliette)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Lectures on various insurance law and liability issues, including fraudulent claims, assessment of physical harm, managing claims related to hidden defects, and nullity ab initio

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chairman, board of directors, Gallix Ski Resort
  • Member, board of directors, Hommes Sept-Îles, Centre d’entraide pour hommes inc.