Raphaël Schachter, Q.C. has been asked and has accepted to be on the Board of the American College of Trial Lawyers Canadian Foundation. He will represent the Province of Quebec.
The Foundation, afforded charitable status by the Canadian Revenue Agency (Revenu Canada), will be chaired by the Honorable Jack Major, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Appointed as Queen's Counsel in 1986, and inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1994, Mr. Schachter was President of the Quebec Section of the American College of Trial Lawyers from 2006 to 2008. He practises exclusively in the areas of criminal law, penal law and the penal aspects of competition law.