Nathalie specializes in business law. With over 30 years of experience, she is responsible for the Emerging and High Growth Companies Group in the Montréal office. She has developed a recognized expertise in the technology, life sciences and environmental sectors. Nathalie provides her clients with the benefit of her in-depth knowledge of these various sectors, as well as of their key players and stakeholders. Recognized for her proactivity and commitment, and appreciated for her goal-oriented vision, Nathalie is a sought-after business partner who provides tangible and focused strategic advice tailored to the market. Nathalie’s expertise has been widely recognized by the industry on a national scale. She has been ranked favourably in the biotechnology and information technology fields on several occasions in the rankings compiled by reputable publications such as Lexpert. In particular, Best Lawyers named her the Canadian Lawyer of the Year in Information Technology Law in its 2022 edition.
Nathalie’s practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financing, venture capital, government contracts, joint ventures, licensing and collaboration agreements. She also acts as counsel to private technology companies, providing legal advice on a wide range of issues, including capital raising and financing, negotiation of commercial agreements, employment law and intellectual property. Nathalie also advises well-known international companies, including franchise networks, on many aspects of their operations.
Nathalie sits on various boards of directors, including the Board of Directors of the Accélérateur de création d’entreprises technologiques (ACET) and the Mouvement des accélérateurs d’innovation du Québec (MAIN).