Catherine Mathieu, a litigation lawyer and doctoral student at McGill University's Faculty of Law, is now a 2019 Vanier Scholar. Awarded to the best doctoral students, this scholarship is one of the most prestigious in Canada and is awarded by the Government of Canada to candidates who meet three criteria: academic excellence, research potential and leadership.
"On behalf of the entire Woods team, I commend Catherine for this well-deserved award. The attribution of this scholarship illustrates the unparalleled talent and dedication that Catherine consistently demonstrates through her academic research and in her work on behalf of our clients. I am very proud of the talent of our next generation," said Caroline Biron, Managing Partner of the firm.
Catherine Mathieu's doctoral thesis aims to demonstrate the impact of Canadian federalism on the protection of consumer rights.
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