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GASTON
Desrosiers

Title: lawyer, equity partner, chairman of Cain Lamarre Year of call: 1977

Expertise: business law

Gaston Desrosiers, Ad. E., is the firm president. He serves as a strategic advisor and chairs the board of directors. After founding the firm in 1999, he was the national managing partner for over a decade, giving him unparalleled knowledge of the organization, its roots, and the environment in which it operates.

He was called to the Québec Bar in 1977 and has since developed advanced expertise in business law, banking law and financing, and real estate law.

Assistant: Marie-Eve Miousse

Other titles

  • Member, Cain Lamarre board of directors
  • Chairman, Cain Lamarre executive committee
  • Trademark agent

Expertise

  • Business law

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (1976)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Quebec City) (2006 to present) (Rimouski: 1999 to 2006)
  • Casgrain Blanchet et Associés (Rimouski)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Instructor, construction law for architectural technicians, Cégep de Rimouski
  • Various lectures and training sessions on municipal law to elected municipal officials (Rimouski, Métis, Matapédia)

Associations, committees, boards

  • Chairman, Université du Québec à Rimouski Foundation
  • Chairman, Fundraising Committee, Rimouski Concert Hall
  • Former chairman, Organizing Committee, Jeux du Québec in Rimouski in 2001
  • Former chairman, Rimouski Chamber of Commerce
  • Former chairman, Board of Directors, Cégep de Rimouski
  • Former chairman, Centraide (United Way) campaigns, Lower St. Lawrence
  • Former chairman and founder, Rimouski Tourism Board

Distinctions

  • Advocatus Emeritus (Ad. E.)
  • Dollard-Morin Award for exemplary involvement in volunteer work in Quebec