George J. Pollack - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

George J. Pollack

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 514-841-6420

George J. Pollack is a partner in the Litigation practice. He handles a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including extraordinary remedies, debt recovery, the enforcement of foreign arbitration awards and judgments, sovereign immunity claims, shareholder rights and oppression remedies, insurance and contractual disputes. More recently, George has acted for clients in investigations and litigation arising out of data breaches and other cyber related matters.

George regularly acts on behalf of publicly and privately held companies. He has represented clients before the courts at all levels of the Province of Québec and throughout the country, including the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also counseled clients in their dealings and appearances before various administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Securities Commission, the Montréal Stock Exchange, the Québec College of Physicians and the Québec Transportation Commission. As well, George has represented parties before the Gomery Commission and commissions of inquiry convened pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act. He also has extensive dispute resolution experience, including arbitration and mediation.

In addition to his extensive litigation practice, George has one of the leading transportation law practices in the country, through which he handles international issues, often acting on instructions from insurance markets and leading law firms located in New York and London. As well, acting on behalf of insurers and insured parties, George handles specialty insurance litigation including cyber-crime, business interruption, transportation, product liability, and professional liability claims.

Office Location

1501 McGill College Avenue, 26th Floor
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Transportation Law of the Montréal Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Transportation Law of the Montréal Metro Area
George J. Pollack has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!George J. Pollack has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Maritime Law
Transportation Law