Jean H. Gagnon acts as Counsel to the Litigation Group. He specializes chiefly in the areas of franchising and other forms of strategic partnership between companies, and in the fields of pharmacy law and drug distribution, of relations and disputes between shareholders or partners (especially within family businesses and professional firms), as well as in negotiation, mediation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Jean has more than 43 years of experience in franchise law and more than 25 years in the negotiation, mediation and arbitration of commercial disputes. Jean advises corporations, entrepreneurs, managers and professionals in setting up, managing, developing and expanding their businesses and networks, while providing them with strategic business advice. He also acts as a strategist, negotiator, mediator and arbitrator when difficulties and disputes arise in business and commercial transactions.