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Litigation, arbitration and insolvency boutique.

Woods is the foremost litigation, arbitration and insolvency boutique in Montreal, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise. Woods has been ranked as a leading litigation firm by the Lexpert, Chambers Global and Benchmark Canada directories.

Woods adds a new member to its team


Woods is very proud to welcome Simon-Alexandre Poitras to its team. After graduating from Université de Sherbrooke and being called to the Quebec Bar in 2019, he has been...

Woods Nominated for Five 2021 Benchmark Canada Awards


It is an honour for Woods to have been nominated for the 2021 Benchmark Canada awards, which will be held virtually on May 12. Our firm is a finalist for the Quebec Litigation...

Woods Welcomes Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer Sylvain Rigaud to...


Woods is proud to announce that Sylvain Rigaud, a prominent insolvency and restructuring lawyer, has joined the firm as Partner. Widely regarded as a leading insolvency...

New Lawyer Antoine Godin-Landry Joins Woods Team


Woods is pleased to announce that Antoine Godin-Landry, who was sworn in as a member of the Quebec Bar today, has decided to pursue his legal career as a member of our team....

Stephen L. Drymer, James A. Woods and Haig Oghigian listed once again...


Stephen L. Drymer and James A. Woods are once again among the leading Canadian names in dispute resolution and arbitration in the Chambers Global Guide 2021. Haig Oghigian,...

Eric Bédard Appointed Partner at Woods


Woods is proud to announce the appointment of Eric Bédard as Partner of the firm. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 2010, Eric has consistently shown superior advocacy skills and...

The Honourable Clément Gascon named Honourary Member of the...


Woods is proud to announce that the Honourable Clément Gascon has been named an Honourary Member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada (IIC). This Honourary Membership is...


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