Eric Brousseau is a litigator whose practice includes civil, commercial and regulatory litigation as well as criminal defence.
ExperienceBefore joining the firm, Eric clerked for the judges of the Superior Court in Toronto. He worked for a number of Commercial List and class actions judges, as well as many judges on the civil and criminal lists. Among the matters he worked on are a contested motion for certification of a class action, summary judgment motions, CCAA proceedings, an oppression remedy trial, an appeal to the Divisional Court under the Securities Act, and a wide range of civil and criminal matters.
Prior to his clerkship, Eric summered at a leading national law firm, spending time in their litigation and labour & employment groups.
EducationEric completed his B.C.L./LL.B. at McGill University. He holds a B.A. and M.A. in History, also from McGill University.
While at law school, Eric served as the Director of Research for the Legal Information Clinic at McGill, where he and five other Directors oversaw a team of 100 volunteers who handled upwards of 3,000 cases annually. He also clerked for the Honourable Judge François Doyon of the Quebec Court of Appeal while in school, focusing predominantly on issues in criminal and family law. Eric also participated in the faculty’s High School Outreach Program, was involved with Innocence McGill, and completed two placements through Pro Bono Students Canada, including one with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.