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David Lametti is a Canadian politician who has been the minister of justice and attorney general of Canada since 2019. A member of the Liberal Party, Lametti sits as a member of Parliament (MP) and has represented LaSalle—Émard—Verdun in the House of Commons since 2015. Prior to entering politics, he was a professor of law at McGill University, a member of the Institute of Comparative Law, and a founding member of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy.
David T. Lametti PC KC MP was born on August 10, 1962 (age 60 years) in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada. He is the son of Italian immigrants. Lametti earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science from the University of Toronto in 1985, and his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Civil Law degrees at McGill University in 1989. He then served as a clerk to Justice Peter Cory of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1989–90.
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Lametti completed a Master of Laws degree from Yale Law School in 1991 and in 1999, he completed a Doctor of Philosophy degree in law at Exeter College, Oxford, with a thesis, The Deon-Telos of Private Property: Ethical Aspects of the Theory and Practice of Private Property. In 1995, after having been a visiting lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick, Lametti accepted a lecturing position at the Faculty of Law, McGill University, where he taught and conducted research.
He became an assistant professor in 1998, an associate professor in 2003, and was promoted to full professor with tenure in 2015. He lectured and wrote on subjects related to civil and common law property, intellectual property, property theory and ethics. His work led to the creation of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy, which he co-founded in 2003 and for which he served as director from 2009 to 2011.
David Lametti was Associate Dean (Academic) of the McGill Faculty of Law between 2008 and 2011, was a member of McGill University’s Senate from 2012 to 2015, and was formerly a Governor of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec. During his parliamentary and ministerial service, he remains on leave from McGill. Lametti served as co-captain of the Oxford University Ice Hockey Club alongside Mark Carney, and was a youth soccer coach in Montreal leagues.
David Lametti became interested in politics as a teenager when he worked as a volunteer for the Liberal Party in the 1979 Canadian federal election, and then subsequent provincial and federal elections for Liberal candidates. Among the candidates for whom he volunteered are the former Canadian member of Parliament and Speaker of the House Gilbert Parent. Lametti co-founded the Erie Riding New Liberals, the youth wing of the Liberal Party of Canada in southern Niagara.
Lametti launched his bid on June 16, 2014, to become the Liberal Party candidate in the new riding of LaSalle-Émard-Verdun. Lametti won the contested nomination race on February 8, 2015, and won the riding’s seat in Parliament in the 2015 Canadian federal election. On December 2, 2015, Lametti was named parliamentary secretary to then Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland.
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On January 26, 2017, David Lametti was reshuffled to the parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains. On January 14, 2019, Lametti was appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and on April 15 of that year, he was appointed a Queen’s Counsel.
David Lametti is married to his wife Geneviève Saumier, they had their wedding in 1994. His wife Geneviève Saumier is a private person and they have three children. However, Lametti is the author of academic publications on the subjects of property, intellectual property, and social norms. As of 2022, David Lametti and his wife Geneviève Saumier are still married and living a happy life with their children: Gabrielle Lametti, Dominique Lametti, and André Lametti.
David Lametti net worth
How much is David Lametti worth? David Lametti net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. David Lametti’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $410,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Canada. David Lametti stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.