Overview

Vincent-Alexandre Fournier is a commercial litigation associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Before joining the Firm, Vincent-Alexandre served as a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Suzane Côté of the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

Chapter Contributor, "The Federal Court of Appeal and the Federal Court: 50 Years of History,” Martine Valois et al. eds., Toronto, Irwin Law, 2021

"Vavilov: The Latest Chapter of the Saga of Deference in Canadian Administrative Law,” 42 Annuaire européen d'administration publique 383, 2021

“Municipal Roads: Division of Powers, Subsidiarity, and Crown Immunities,” 1-2 RJEUM, 2015

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in New York
  • 2018, Quebec, Canada

Languages

  • English
  • French

Education

  • University of MontrealJ.D.2020

    Excellence in Ethics and Professionalism

    Excellence in Trusts and Estates

    University of Montreal Student Law Journal

  • University of CambridgeLL.M.2019
    The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholar
  • University of MontrealLL.B.2016

    Gold Medal

    Excellence in Property and Contracts

    Quebec Bar Award for ranking 1st in second year

    Sir Lomer Gouin for ranking 2nd in first year

    Noella and Arthur Boyer Scholarship

    SAE Excellence Scholarship

    Valerie Castonguay Scholarship

    Bloomfield Scholarship

    B.G. Colle Excellence Scholarship

    Desjardins Foundation Scholarship

    Norton Rose Fulbright Scholarship

    Romeo and Genevieve Valiquette-Mondello Scholarship

    Antonio Lamer Scholarship