Howard W. Dermer


Howard Dermer is counsel to the firm having retired from active practice on December 31, 2009. He joined the firm in April 1975 and was a member of the Litigation Practice Group with an important focus on leasing, real estate and commercial litigation matters. He headed up the Litigation Practice Group until 1996 when he was elected Managing Partner of the firm. He has attended and participated in numerous conferences in both Canada and the U.S. on litigation matters, including franchising, leasing and real estate, construction law and financial accountability. As well, he completed a certified course on Mediation offered by the Quebec Bar Association and at Harvard Law School.

Area of Expertise
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • B.C.L., McGill University, 1969
  • B.A. (Psychology), McGill University, 1966
Affiliations and Activities
  • Member of the Quebec Bar
  • Member of TerraLex®
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Jewish General Hospital Foundation
  • President of the Jewish General Hospital Board of Governors
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Le Fonds Veritas, Selwyn House School, Westmount
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish General Hospital
  • Co-President of The Ride to Conquer Cancer (2010, 2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Miss Edgar’s and Miss Cramp’s School, Westmount (2009-2013)
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Telephone 514 925-6307 Facsimile 514 925-5007 Email
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Year of Call to the Bar

Quebec, 1970


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