- Corporate Governance and Special Committees
- Business and Corporate Commercial
- Public-Private Infrastructure Projects
- Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring
- Charities and Not-For-Profits
- Board Governance Advice and Senior Management Counsel
- Healthcare Capital Redevelopment, Financing and Procurement
- Health System Integration
- Healthcare Business Development
- Healthcare Law Contracts and Transactions
|University ||University of Ottawa, B.Ad., Bachelor of Business Administration, 1975|
|Law School||University of Ottawa, LL.B., 1978|
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Ontario Bar Association
•Member, Association des juristes d'expression francaise de l'Ontario
•Member, Invest Ottawa
•Member, Regroupement des gens d'affaires d'Ottawa
Marc Jolicoeur is the Group Head, Specialized Business Law, as well as a member of BLG's National Management Committee. Marc is a corporate commercial lawyer who focuses his practice on acting for Crown corporations, public institutions, charities and not-for-profit organizations. He acts as general corporate counsel for numerous corporate clients in connection with corporate-commercial matters including governance, corporate issues, strategic alliances, restructuring, financing, public-private partnerships, and general commercial matters.
Marc has a strong belief in business and community participation, and during his professional career has been actively involved with over 25 organizations as a member of their boards or steering committees, as well as in various other roles. He has received many awards for community service and philanthropy, including the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal and the Order of Ottawa for his role as a community advocate and for his contributions to community service.
•Chair, Youth Services Bureau Charitable Foundation
•Chair, University of Ottawa (2003-10); Chair, University of Ottawa Foundation (1996-2000)
•Chair, United Way Canada (1997-98); Chair, United Way Ottawa (1990-91)
•Chair, Ottawa Civic Hospital Foundation (now The Ottawa Hospital Foundation), 1993-94
•Board memberships: University of Ottawa Heart Institute, The Ottawa Hospital, Community Foundation of Ottawa, La Cite collegiale, Association des juristes d'expression francaise de l'Ontario, Festival franco-ontarien, and Le Regroupement des gens d'affaires d'Ottawa
Publications & Presentations
•Senior instructor and seminar instructor, Ottawa program of the Bar Admission Course of the Law Society of Upper Canada for over 10 years.
•Speaker at numerous conferences and continuing education programs on corporate and commercial law topics and governance.
Rankings & Recognitions
•Recognized as a leading infrastructure lawyer in the 2013 Lexpert Special Edition on Infrastructure.
•Recognized in the 2012 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Corporate Commercial Law).
•Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.
•Community Service / Philanthropic Awards: Order of Ottawa (2012); Philos Award (2008); Ronald McDonald House Award, (2004), the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal for contribution to the community (2003); the Andre Mailhot Award - United Way Canada's highest award of merit (2002); the Gordon F. Henderson Award from the County of Carleton Law Association in recognition of business and community involvement (2001); Trudeau Medal from the Telfer School of Management of the University of Ottawa (1999); and the Medaille d'excellence for the outstanding businessperson of the year from le Regroupement des gens d'affaires d'Ottawa (1994).
|Reported Cases||Representative Work; Acted for several public institutions in connection with major capital development projects. Acted for a municipality in connection with a public-private partnership for the construction of a light-rail transit service. Acted for a municipality in connection with negotiation of a multi-year agreement for the collection and composting of organic waste and in connection with a waste-to-energy project. Acted for the Court-appointed monitor in the sale of the Ottawa Senators' NHL franchise. Acted for a public hospital in connection with a multi-year agreement with a Crown corporation for the provision of infrastructure facilities and health services to members of the Canadian Forces. Acted in connection with several regional corporations providing services to public hospitals in the Champlain regions, such as laboratory services, supply chain management, food services, linen services and shared services. Acted for several national not-for-profit organizations in respect of the governance review of their structure, bylaws and board governance.|
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