Marianne Ignacz’s practice focuses on commercial, corporate and civil litigation, class actions, product liability and professional liability, and more particularly auditors’ liability. She regularly represents clients before all the courts of Quebec and disciplinary bodies. She also assists professionals in providing testimony in investigations undertaken by various regulators or agencies.
Ms. Ignacz has significant experience in successfully handling class action litigation, including securities and shareholders’ claims, pharmaceutical and product liability and civil liability.
She has also been involved in numerous complex international arbitration cases that have proceeded under the AAA (American Arbitration Association) Rules and the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) Rules of Arbitration and has worked extensively with US and foreign counsel in this regard.
Ms. Ignacz is co-chair of our Canadian class actions team and a member of our Canadian ethics and conflicts of interest committee, our Canadian Partnership Committee and our Global Supervisory Board. She is president of the Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Branch, Class Actions Section and a member of the advisory board of the Class Action Defence Quarterly.
In a judgment rendered on April 19, 2012, the Quebec Court of Appeal sided with the respondents Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Inc. .
May 14, 2012
On 17 January 2012, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (the Court) declared an international collective settlement binding, even though the alleged misconduct took pla....
January 25, 2012
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada was recognized by the LMG Life Sciences Awards ceremony held in New York on September 17, 2014. .
November 14, 2014
Marianne Ignacz a remporté le prix de l’avocat de l’année dans le domaine de la responsabilité du fabricant..
October 24, 2013