Eloïse Gagné is an associate in the Business Law Group. Her practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions of private companies, in several industry fields, and the negotiation of commercial contracts.
Ms. Gagné represents both buyers and sellers in strategic acquisitions for investment purposes. She has solid experience supporting sellers, both in traditional auction processes and in a bankruptcy context. Ms. Gagné also frequently carries out transnational acquisitions involving parties or activities located in several countries. She participates in the representation of various companies within the framework of the drafting and negotiation of share and asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, limited partnership agreements, supply contracts, and other business arrangements. Ms. Gagné advises clients working in the food, cannabis, manufacturing and retail sectors on general commercial law.
Prior to joining McCarthy Tétrault, Ms. Gagné worked for international law firms in Turin and Paris, and for several years, for a national law firm in Montréal, where she focused on business law, real estate law, intellectual property, and regarding the protection of personal information. She has also worked on matters relating to the governance of not-for-profit organizations and assisted airlines with their Canadian operations. These experiences allow her to provide sound advice to companies of all sizes.
Since June 2017, she has served on the Board of Directors of the Association des popotes roulantes du Montréal métropolitain and was elected President of this organization in the Fall of 2019.
Ms. Gagné holds a bachelor's degree in civil and common law from McGill University. During her studies, she was elected Vice President of Public Relations and then President of the McGill Law Students Association. She was also a director of the McGill Law Journal.
Ms. Gagné was called to the Quebec Bar in 2015.