Jean-François Lévesque


Jean-François Lévesque is the Chief Client Officer for all of the firm’s operations.

In this position, working closely with the managing partner and the board of directors, and the management committee, on which he sits, he assumes a leadership role in the firm’s client-focused approach, business development, marketing, and communications.

He is also responsible for applying the firm’s strategic plan in developing a transverse approach that is firmly client-oriented in all of the organization’s initiatives.

Mr. Lévesque is an experienced and creative communicator who has had a diverse career that has included working with organizations in international relations and postsecondary education.

Before joining Lavery, he played a similar role at a Canadian law firm that has operations abroad.

He is known for his personalized approach to client service that reflects the firm’s objectives, and for efficient management of sensitive and complex cases, including crisis situations. He takes personal satisfaction in finding creative solutions to unique challenges in the areas of business development, marketing, and B2B communications.


  • McGill Leadership Program, McGill University, 2013
  • LL.M. in international law, UQAM, 2006
  • Master’s studies in literature, UQAM, 1997
  • Bachelor’s degree in literature, Université de Montréal, 1995
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