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Miriam Clouthier (she·her·elle)

Associate
514 934-7733

Languages: English, French

Law Society of Ontario — 2017
Quebec Bar — 2018

Miriam has a diverse civil litigation practice, focusing particularly on areas of employment law, administrative law, constitutional law, human rights, and commercial litigation. She has appeared on behalf of clients before the Quebec Superior Court and Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada, and administrative tribunals such as the CNESST.

Before joining IMK in 2018, Miriam developed an expertise in administrative and constitutional litigation as an articling student with the Department of Justice Canada. She also served as a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Johanne Trudel at the Federal Court of Appeal, and to the Honourable Justice Sheilah L. Martin at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Representative work

Merck et al v. Attorney General of Canada: The Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Society in a constitutional challenge regarding the Patented Medicines Price Review Board.

Ludmer et al v. Canada Revenue Agency: Ludmer in an action taken against the CRA for abusive conduct during the course of an audit and reassessment.

Education

B.C.L, LL.B., McGill University, 2015
B.A. (hons. English literature, minor in history), McGill University, 2009

Clerkship

Law Clerk to the Honourable Sheilah L. Martin, at the Supreme Court of Canada, 2018

Law Clerk to the Honourable Johanne Trudel, at the Federal Court of Appeal, 2016-2017

Associations

Canadian Bar Association
Advocates’ Society
Lord Reading Society

Professional activities

Volunteer and Lawyer-Supervisor with the Native Women’s Shelter (2018-present)