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Eric Bedard  Montreal Managing Partner/Associe directeur

Éric Bédard

Partner | Managing Partner, Québec Region Fasken
Practising law is a privilege we have been granted by clients. Their success is therefore central to our decisions and actions.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1989
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Éric Bédard is the firm’s Managing Partner for the Québec Region and a member of the Global Management Committee. A true leader in the community, he sits on the boards of directors of several public and private institutions and presides over many charitable events.

As a lawyer, Éric practises primarily in the areas of labour and administrative law and provides strategic advice. Public and private sector companies rely on Éric’s services during certifications and collective bargaining. He has vast experience in administrative reviews and injunctions and defends the interests of clients before different courts.

Éric served as Assistant Chief of Staff to the Premier of Québec and has a thorough understanding of the machinery of the Québec government. He also developed expertise in petroleum price regulation during appearances before the Régie de l’énergie du Québec. 


  • Recognized in Administrative and Public Law in Montreal, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022
  • Named in Benchmark Canada, Benchmark Litigation Canada Del 2018 al 2020
  • Recognized as one of the leading Canadian practitioners in the area of Labour Relations by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020
2020 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized as one of the leading Canadian practitioners in the area of Labour Relations by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory is the most comprehensive guide of legal talent in Canada

Client Work

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Career & Education


  • LLM University of Exeter
  • LL.L., summa cum laude University of Ottawa

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Bar of Montréal
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Board of The Ecofuel Accelerator
  • Member of the Board of LANDR Audio Inc
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Française au Canada (since 2020)
  • Member, Board of Directors, La Compagnie Jean Duceppe (since 2015)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Orchestre Métropolitain (since 2015)
  • Co-chair of the fundraising campaign for Cirque Éloize (2013)
  • Co-chair of the Pharmaprix Weekend to End Women’s CancersTM benefiting the Jewish General Hospital’s Segal Cancer Centre (2013 edition)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal (since 2012)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Montréal International (since 2012)
  • Co-chair of the fundraising campaign for the Mental Illness Foundation (2011-2012)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Montréal Heart Institute (since 2010)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Constance-Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre (since 2007)
  • Member, Supply Committee, Québec Forest Industry Council (2000-2006)
  • Member, Strategic Analysis Committee for Economic Development, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal (2003-2005)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Investissement Québec (1997-2004)
  • President of the Marketing Committee, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, (2004-2007)

Speaking Engagements

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