Jean-François Munn began his career at the CSN, where he worked as in-house counsel and negotiator from 1972 until 1983. After being awarded a Master of Law Degree (Labour Law) by University of Montreal in 1983, he was appointed to the Priorities Committee of the Executive Council of the Government of Quebec. He subsequently worked with the Treasury Board, then as Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for Professional Relations at the Ministry of Health and Social Services. Prior to his appointment as Assistant Deputy Minister with the Treasury Board, he practiced with the Montreal law firm Desjardins Ducharme.
Jean-François joined Loranger Marcoux in 1995 and currently acts as negotiator on behalf of several major Quebec employers from the public, para-public and private sectors and appears as legal counsel before specialized tribunals and civil courts in labour relations matters.
He represents private sector companies working in agri-processing, insurance, communications, energy and tourism, banking and manufacturing.
From 2003 to 2007, he acted as chief negotiator for the Government of Quebec during both public and para-public collective bargaining sessions. He also led negotiations with specialist physicians and general medical practitioners, in addition to leading the Sûreté du Québec negotiations. Jean-François Munn represented the government in hearings before the Judges remuneration committee. In the federal area, he sits as a member of mediation and arbitration boards, including those hearings cases concerning the solicitors and prosecutors and the Canada border services employees.
Jean-François is a member of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers. For several consecutive years, he has been recognized in “Best Lawyers in Canada” for his outstanding services rendered in the field of labour and employment law.