JEAN-MARC
LECLERC

“We stand with you against mass wrongs.”

Phone: 416.977.6857

Fax: 416.977.0717

Email: jleclerc@sotosllp.com

JEAN-MARC LECLERC

“We stand with you against mass wrongs.”

Phone: 416.977.6857

Fax: 416.977.0717

Email: jleclerc@sotosllp.com

PRACTICE SUMMARY

Jean-­Marc brings a unique approach to class actions, having practiced for ten years at a large corporate defence firm. Since joining Sotos in 2012, he has developed a reputation as a leading practitioner in the field of privacy law and has acquired significant experience acting for plaintiffs in franchise, consumer protection and price-fixing class actions.

Jean-Marc is a former Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Class Action section and has spoken and published numerous articles on class actions. He taught appellate advocacy and has been a guest speaker in class actions at Queen’s University in Kingston. He is a former law clerk at the Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada.

Jean-Marc represents clients in French and English.

In his spare time, Jean-Marc enjoys Muay Thai.

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2001

Education

LL.B, Queen’s University

PEER RECOGNITION

  • Ranked in Chambers Canada for dispute resolution: class action (plaintiff)

PUBLICATIONS AND SEMINARS

  • Legal Education seminars of the Law Society of Ontario, the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association.
  • Review underway of Class Proceedings Act, Law Times, October 29, 2018.
  • Umbrella damages case going to the Supreme Court, Law Times, September 17, 2018.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Canadian Bar Association (CBA), American Bar Association (ABA) and the Advocates’ Society.
  • Current member of Ontario’s Class Action Bench-Bar Liaison Committee.