Member of the Quebec Bar since 2020
Languages: French, English
Marc-Antoine Côté is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer. With his superior legal reasoning and drafting skills, Marc-Antoine stands out for his ability to develop sophisticated and innovative arguments. He is involved in complex litigation files, particularly in the areas of contractual and financial disputes, class actions, defamation, injunction proceedings, and cross-border litigation.
A Université Laval graduate, he was a clerk at the Quebec Superior Court for the Honourable Marc Paradis and the Honourable Jacques G. Bouchard and studied European and International Law at the Sorbonne Law School in Paris. During his university years, Marc-Antoine also participated in the Bora Laskin National Moot Court Competition, where he and his team earned various awards for their advocacy skills. Prior to his legal curriculum, Marc-Antoine has pursued an advanced music path with post-secondary education in jazz saxophone.
2019 Université Laval, Faculty of Law
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
2017 Sorbonne Law School, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
European and International Law studies
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
Canadian Bar Association
Young Bar of Montreal
Junior Chamber of Commerce of Montreal
The Advocates' Society
YCAP (Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners)
Fifth best oralist at the 2019 Bora Laskin National Moot Court Competition
Member of the team that took the third best faculty position in Canada at the 2019 Bora Laskin National Moot Court Competition
PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES
« Commentaire sur l'arrêt International Air Transport Association c. Instrubel, N.V. – Saisie avant jugement par saisie-arrêt : la Cour suprême confirme la compétence des tribunaux québécois sur des fonds détenus par un tiers-saisi domicilié au Québec dans un compte bancaire étranger », co-author with Marie-Louise Delisle, published in Repères, june 2020.