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Jean G.  Morency

Jean G. Morency

Partner Fasken
A shareholders’ agreement is an important tool to equip a company against certain situations that might otherwise lead to an impasse.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1978
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Québec City

A key member of the Fasken team for more than 30 years, Jean G. Morency specializes in business law, with a focus on commercial and banking law, business restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and any related litigation.

Jean offers clients legal and strategic advice. He plays a key role in overseeing commercial litigation due to his mastery of cross-border trade strategies employed by Canadian and U.S. companies.

Jean also has specific expertise in acquisitions of companies in the insurance, savings and retirement, mutual and segregated funds, and securities industries.

Over the course of the past 15 years, Mr. Morency has been actively involved in philanthropy, the Barreau du Québec and the Chambre de commerce de Québec.

Date Client


  • LLL Laval University

Community involvement

  • Member. Board of Directors, Fondation Michel-Sarrazin
  • Chairman, Governance Committee, Fondation Michel-Sarrazin

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • President, Fondation Michel-Sarrazin
  • Member, Board of Directors, Maison Michel-Sarrazin
  • Member, Superior Court Liaison Committee, Barreau de Québec (since 2015)
  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Independent arbitrator for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) (since 2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Hôtel-Dieu Hospital in Québec City (1993-1995)
  • President, "Fondation de l'Hôtel Dieu de Québec" (1993-1995)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, "Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec" (1995-2006)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, "Fondation du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec" (1995-2010)
  • Secretary, Executive Committee and other committees, "Fondation du Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec" (1995-2010)
  • Chair of the Complaints review Committee (CHUQ)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Avco Financial Services Canada Limited, Canadian subsidiary of Textron Inc. (1993-1997)
  • Director and Member of the Audit Committee, Avco Financial Services Canada Limited (1993-1997)
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Executive Committee of the "Chambre de commerce de Québec" (1998-2011)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the "Parc technologique de Québec" (2010-2012)
  • Member of the Québec Bar delegated to the committee of the Superior Court of Québec City (2004-2008 and 2015)
  • Member, Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee of the Federal Court, Court of Appeal, Superior Court and Court of Appeal of Québec (June 2000 to June 2004)
  • Co-Chair of the External Relations Committee, Québec Bar (September 2001 to 2007)
  • Member, Administrative Advisory Committee of several companies
  • Lecturer, "Institut de développement urbain du Québec"
  • Lecturer, "Chambre de commerce de Québec", Conferences
  • Lecturer, "Association du Jeune Barreau de Québec", Conferences
  • Lecturer, Management training seminars for executives in the banking, credit and business litigation fields
  • Lecturer, Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals


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