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André G. Richard, K.C.


Suite 601, Blue Cross Centre
644 Main St.
Moncton, N.B.
E1C 1E2



Language(s) spoken: English, French

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 1984

Legal Assistant(s): Chantal Poirier

Providing legal services through a professional corporation.

André’s diverse group of clients include insurers, private corporations, provincial and federal public bodies, municipalities and universities. Some of the ways he has helped them include:

  • Successfully defending an international gaming manufacturer in a $750 million class action lawsuit lasting 13 months.
  • Representing businesses, municipalities and universities in labour and employment matters before the courts, the labour and employment board, arbitration boards, the Human Rights Commission and the Workers’ Compensation Board tribunal.
  • Defending numerous negligence claims against insurance and investment advisors.
  • Acting in defence of major constitutional cases involving Charter issues relating to media law, education law and health law.

Education & Career


Cambridge University (LLM, 1984)
Osgoode Hall Law School (LLB, 1982)
McGill University (BComm, 1979)


Member, Partnership Board, Stewart McKelvey, 2020 – present
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Chairman, Board of Governors, University of Moncton
Knight of Magistral Grace, Sovereign Order of Malta
Member Defence Research Institute
2005 Member, Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
2005 Member, Canadian Defense Lawyers
2005 Member, Association des juristes d’expression française du Nouveau-Brunswick
2000 – 2002, Member, Management Committee, New Brunswick


King’s Counsel, 2002
Best Lawyers: Labour and Employment Law, 2012 – 2023
Benchmark Canada, local litigation star (General Commercial, Insurance, Labour and Employment, Professional Liability), 2014 – 2022
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Corporate Commercial, 2021 – 2023
Lexpert rating: Employment Law, 2010 – 2023
Lexpert rating: Litigation – Commercial Insurance, 2018 – 2023
Lexpert rating: Labour, 2008 – 2012
Martindale-Hubbell rating: BV Distinguished®

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