600 De Maisonneuve Blvd W, Suite 2700, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1970
Max R. Bernard focuses his practice on commercial litigation, construction law, commercial real estate, securities brokerage, and banking. He has handled numerous complex commercial and contractual claims and shareholder remedies. Additionally, he has acted for securities brokers and negotiated construction contracts, including agreements with professional consultants. His expertise in real estate law extends to development, financing, work-outs, management, and leasing. In the banking field, he has been involved in work-outs and insolvency proceedings. Acknowledged for his expertise, he is often called upon as a dispute arbitrator. He is member of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 2003, received the distinction of Avocatus Emeritus from the Bar of Québec in 2010, has consistently received the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards as published by Martindale-Hubbell, and is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Construction Law, and Corporate and Commercial Litigation.