Bird Richard Welcomes New Partner and Senior Associate

Bird Richard is pleased to announce that Annie G. Berthiaume has joined the Firm as a Partner and Lynne Poirier has joined as a senior associate.

Annie was called to the Bars of Quebec and Ontario in 2002. Fluently bilingual, Annie represents employers in labour and employment matters and has appeared before various administrative tribunals, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the provincial courts in both Quebec and Ontario.

Lynne was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1999 and the Bar of Nova Scotia in 2011. Lynne has practiced labour and employment law exclusively on behalf of employers throughout her legal career. She regularly provides advice and representation to employers in labour arbitrations, human rights, employment standards and wrongful dismissal litigation, in both official languages.