Georges A. Pouliot
Georges A. Pouliot is an Associate Counsel in the Montréal office of Miller Thomson. His main areas of expertise are in the fields of insurance law, constitutional law, construction law, labour law, energy law, administrative law, transaction law, corporate and commercial law, securities law, estate and trust law, business financing, mergers, acquisitions, sales and privatization.
Aside from his many professional achievements, Mr. Pouliot competed as a fencer in the 1948 London Olympics, won five medals at the 1950 British Empire Games in Auckland New Zealand, was the coach for the Canadian team at the 1954 Vancouver Commonwealth Games, and was Québec and Canadian champion several times.
Mr. Pouliot also served in the Active Force of the Canadian Army as Lieutenant from 1943 to 1946.
- Graduate, Law Degree, McGill University, 1949
- Business studies, McGill University, 1946
- Engineering studies, Université de Montréal, 1942
- Science Graduate, Collège Mont-St-Louis, 1941
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Rated Lawyer, 2013
- Appointed to the Queen’s Counsel, 1964
- Founded Pouliot Mercure, s.e.n.c.
- Reviewed and updated the Securities Act (1968)
- Developed and drafted the decree establishing the first Québec government system for the awarding of public and para-public works contracts through public tenders
- Represented the Province of Québec in the first case involving a fee structure for the natural gas transmission system in Canada
- Was involved in the revitalization of a city in distress following the closing of its major factory by contributing his legal expertise towards the financing and acquisition of the factory by the citizens, former executives and employees, as well as the Québec logging industry board
- Was director and executive of several business firms, manufacturing companies, and public and private corporations
- Was a volunteer, director and executive of several non-profit organizations involved in social work, community work, hospitals, charity, sports, education, religion and politics