Montreal, November 1, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Former Quebec premier Bernard Landry will join the Montreal law firm Lapointe Rosenstein as a strategic advisor on November 1st, announced the firm’s managing partner, Howard Dermer, today. Mr. Landry began his career at Lapointe Rosenstein in 1969 and left in 1976 to devote himself to his political career.
“We are pleased that someone of Mr. Landry’s calibre has agreed to work at Lapointe Rosenstein,” said Mr. Dermer. “We are regaining a colleague who made a remarkable contribution to our firm’s growth in the 1970s and who has since distinguished himself by fostering Quebec’s economic development. His strategic approach to issues and his exceptional understanding of local and global economics is an invaluable asset for us and for our clients.”
“I’m very enthusiastic about joining a diversified team of seasoned professionals, whose principals I have known for a long time,” said Mr. Landry, who intends to put his economic, financial and international expertise to work for the firm.
Lapointe Rosenstein has made its mark in business and commercial law in the following areas: mergers and acquisitions, tax and estate planning, intellectual property, labour law, and civil and commercial litigation. It has developed expertise in finance, securities, venture capital, real estate, life sciences, licenses and technologies, energy and franchising. The firm was founded in 1966 and employs 135 people, including nearly 60 lawyers. Through its membership in TerralexMD, an international organization of lawyers in more than 140 countries, it has access to a global network of legal and commercial advisors in many different fields.