Languages : English and French
Quebec Bar — 2011
Emma joined IMK in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, she completed a clerkship at the Federal Court of Canada with the Honorable Justice Richard Boivin. Emma has since appeared before the Federal Court in cases involving copyright, privacy and administrative law. Emma has also pleaded and represented clients before all levels of Quebec Courts as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.
In addition to her main areas of expertise, which include wills and estate law as well as employment law, she has developed an expertise in professional liability and administrative law. She acts for a wide spectrum of clients, which include individuals and large companies and has been involved in complex files at the trial and appellate levels. Emma is also an accredited mediator with the Barreau du Québec in civil, commercial, employment and Small claims matters.
Pinto v. Bronfman Jewish Education Centre: Bronfman Jewish Education Centre in a copyright dispute before the Federal Court of Canada.
Pinto v. Bronfman Jewish Education Centre: Bronfman Jewish Education Centre before the Quebec Court of Appeal in an action concerning the termination of a services contract.
Alharayeri v. Black: Alharayeri in an oppression action before the Quebec Superior Court and Court of Appeal (currently in appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada).
Bill Wong Inc. v. 9093-7244 Québec Inc. et al: Bill Wong Inc. in a real estate dispute in order to recover funds and revenues misappropriated by a fraudulent scheme.
Bertucci v. Royal Bank of Canada: Bertucci before the Federal Court of Canada in a dispute concerning privacy law and access to banking records.
Tatossian v. Pierre-Antoine Tremblay et al.: Tatossian before the Quebec Superior Court and the Quebec Court of Appeal in an action in nullity of certain “exclusivity” contracts and in copyright.
Offender No. 10 v. Canada (Attorney General): Offender No. 10 before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal in an appeal concerning the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act.
LL.M., Université de Montréal, 2010
J.D., Université de Montréal, 2009
LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2009
B.A. (Honours) in Political Science and History, McGill University, 2005
Law Clerk to the Honourable Richard Boivin, at the Federal Court of Canada, 2011-2012
Canadian Bar Association
Lord Reading Law Society
The Advocates’ Society
Young Bar Association of Montreal
Member of the Bar of Montreal Liaison Committee with the Federal Court of Appeal and the Federal Court (2013-2017)
Member of the Board of Directors of the Lord Reading Law Society (2017)
President of the Theresa Foundation, a Registered Charity dedicated to meeting the needs of grandmothers and orphaned children of AIDS victims in Malawi (2011-2017)
“Transfers triggering disclosure: lessons learned” published in International Law Office, Franchising – Canada, with Me Bruno Floriani, May 2011
Contributed to drafting the Canadian chapter of the book Product Recall, Liability and Insurance: A Global Guide to be published in 2012 by Globe Law and Business.