The Legal Department PLLC
Sylvain specializes in all forms of commercial and information technology transactions, as well as in pre-litigation support and exit strategies. From general terms of sale and software licenses, to the most complex multi-country framework deals, Sylvain brings superb leadership in deal structuring, contract optimization and risk analysis. Sylvain has negotiated and closed deals with all the global accounts of a Fortune 500 company for over 10 years. He also structured and negotiated four of the largest outsourcings in the IT market, seeing each deal through from pre-RFQ all the way to exit and reversibility several years later. Sylvain was involved in some of the very first cloud agreements and has successfully negotiated with all the major US, European, Indian and Chinese vendors and consultants in the IT industry.
Sylvain has also led training seminars on contracts in various countries and taught contract law to MBAs. Sylvain parle français. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the Province of Quebec.
Sylvain has over 10 years of experience in-house with the US and European teams of a Fortune 500 company, Schneider Electric. Prior to that, he trained and worked at leading Canadian firm McMaster Meighen (now McMaster Gervais) as well as Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins.
The Legal Department’s executive-level attorneys provide business-minded counsel with maturity and judgment. We free you to focus on your core business objectives while legal, compliance and transactional considerations are handled efficiently and strategically alongside you. With the Legal Department you get individual attention with on-point business acumen for less than in-house counsel or corporate law firms. The Legal Department advises on all aspects of business and commercial transactions, including operations, finance, M&A and IP, with a particular focus on corporate and technology clients and commercial real estate development. Business development for clients of the Legal Department is always part of what we do. By creating opportunities through our networks, we seek to grow together with our clients in a virtuous circle with long-term vision for mutual benefit.