Managing Partner Québec Region
Kim Thomassin is McCarthy Tétrault's Managing Partner, Québec Region, one of very few Canadian women to occupy such a position within a major national law firm while continuing her practice.
Since 2008, Ms. Thomassin has been a member of McCarthy Tétrault’s national leadership team, where she contributes to the firm’s regional and national management and optimizes the firm’s integration across the country. As Managing Partner and a member of the National Diversity Committee, Ms. Thomassin is a great ambassador for one of the firm's highest priorities — the advancement of women lawyers' careers.
In 2010, Ms. Thomassin received the Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40award. In 2012, the Women's Executive Network (WXN) named Ms. Thomassin as among the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada. She has also been honoured as the recipient of a Lexpert Zenith Award as a "Leading Woman Lawyer" in 2013.
Ms. Thomassin received her BCL/LLB from Université Laval in 1996, after completing a minor in psychology at McGill University. She also studied at the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Law. She was called to the Québec bar in 1996.