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Ruth Veilleux


Ruth Veilleux works in the litigation, insurance and professional liability sector.

Her practice focuses primarily on insurance law, professional liability, construction law, civil liability and transportation law.

On a regular basis, Ruth is called upon to plead, both before the Superior Court and the Quebec Court of Appeal, matters of insurance law, professional liability and transportation law.

She also represents major clients in the defence of class actions, which has led her to develop an expertise in this area.

Areas of Expertise
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • LL.B., Laval University, 1990
Affiliations and Activities
  • Member of the Quebec Bar
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Montreal Association of Insurance Woman (MAIW)
  • Chair of the Civil Litigation and Insurance Section, Quebec Division, Canadian Bar Association (2008 to 2010)
  • Member of the Compensation Fund Committee of the Quebec Bar (2010 to 2017)
  • Co-chair of the Legislation Committee of the Montreal Association of Insurance Woman (MAIW) (2008 to 2016)
  • Secretary and Director of Soutien O sinistréS (SOS) (non-profit organization whose mission is to help uninsured disaster victims)
  • Recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 editions, as one of the most recommended lawyers in the field of insurance law
Veilleux Ruth
Telephone514 925-6329
Facsimile514 925-5029
Year of Call to the Bar

Quebec, 1991


French, English