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Fasken Martineau adds Montreal-based counsel

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 12:57 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Jean H. Gagnon is the latest member of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP's litigation and dispute resolution practice.

Jean Gagnon

Jean H. Gagnon

Gagnon's areas of expertise are franchising, pharmacy and distribution, and for over 40 years, he has advised franchisors, groups, companies and managers about establishing, managing, developing and expanding their networks. Additionally, he is experienced in strategic negotiation, arbitration and mediation. He will work out of Fasken Martineau's Montreal office.

"We are pleased to welcome Jean H. Gagnon to the firm. As we all know, he is a pioneer and an authority in the field of franchising," said Éric Bédard, Fasken Martineau's managing partner for the Quebec region.

"The economic importance of the franchise industry and the specialized nature of this field of law in Quebec are firmly established. Consequently, having Jean on board, as an exceptional jurist, can only benefit our clientele. All of my colleagues are thrilled that he'll be joining us," said Frédéric Gilbert, leader of the franchise law practice group.