Catherine Jalette 

Catherine Jalette

Montréal
1000 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 2700
Montréal, Québec H3A 3G4

t: 514.375.5140
e: catherine.jalette@mcmillan.ca

overview

Catherine is a senior associate in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She has experience in complex product litigation, contestation of construction related claims, and class action defence. 

She routinely represents and advises clients in the insurance, automotive, air carriage, plumbing and consumer product industries. She has defended clients in proceedings involving plumbing parts, automotive accessories and parts, building products, fire suppression systems, and a variety of consumer protection matters. 

She also completed a secondment with a renown Quebec University. 

Before joining McMillan in 2016, Catherine worked at a Montreal litigation boutique firm where she advised a clientele from the Insurance and Risk Management industries.

Representative Matters

  • Manages a portfolio of claims for a luxury car manufacturer.
  • Manages all Quebec cases for a large manufacturer of plumbing products.
  • Manages all Quebec cases for a large manufacturer of fire suppression systems.
  • Manages all Canadian cases for a leading European air carrier.
  • Co-counsel for a gas retailer in the Quebec class action concerning the allegations of price fixing of gasoline in the retail level.

Education

  • Université de Montréal, LL.B. - 2009

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Quebec bar - 2010

Practices

litigation
insurance
dispute resolution
product liability
construction litigation
class actions
construction

Industries

construction
insurance
aviation
manufacturing, distribution and retail

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • President of the Montreal Association of Insurance Women  
  • Member of the Young Philanthropists Committee of the National School of Humor
  • Quebec Bar Association
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • The Advocate’s Society

Awards & Rankings

  • Montreal Association of Insurance Women's Public Speaking Contest – 1st place
  • Canadian Association of Insurance Women's National Public Speaking Contest – finalist
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Catherine is a senior associate in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She has experience in complex product litigation, contestation of construction related claims, and class action defence. 

She routinely represents and advises clients in the insurance, automotive, air carriage, plumbing and consumer product industries. She has defended clients in proceedings involving plumbing parts, automotive accessories and parts, building products, fire suppression systems, and a variety of consumer protection matters. 

She also completed a secondment with a renown Quebec University. 

Before joining McMillan in 2016, Catherine worked at a Montreal litigation boutique firm where she advised a clientele from the Insurance and Risk Management industries.

  • Manages a portfolio of claims for a luxury car manufacturer.
  • Manages all Quebec cases for a large manufacturer of plumbing products.
  • Manages all Quebec cases for a large manufacturer of fire suppression systems.
  • Manages all Canadian cases for a leading European air carrier.
  • Co-counsel for a gas retailer in the Quebec class action concerning the allegations of price fixing of gasoline in the retail level.