Gerry Apostolatos is a partner at the Montréal office of Langlois Lawyers. He is recognized for providing top strategic advice and has versatile expertise in litigation, arbitration as well as restructuring and insolvency. Gerry also advises on private equity/M&A transactions and is considered a “go-to lawyer” for matters related to Québec. He is a former Chair of the firm’s Board of Directors.
With over 30 years of trial and appellate experience, appearing regularly before a range of tribunals, arbitral bodies and courts in complex high-stake disputes, Gerry has acted in some of the most important litigation in Canadian history from a financial perspective.
As a leading specialist in the area of insolvency and financial restructuring, he has also represented notable corporate debtors and other key stakeholders with respect to a wide range of reorganizations. Furthermore, he has served the profession as National and Québec Chair of the Insolvency Law Sections of the Canadian Bar Association and has acted as Chair of the Liaison Committee of The Bar of Montréal with the Commercial Division of the Superior Court (the equivalent of the Commercial Court Users’ Committee in other Canadian provinces).
Throughout his career, he has dedicated himself to the promotion of the rule of law, law reform, the continued improvement of the judicial system, and the public interest, as illustrated in part by his prior membership on the Disciplinary Board of the Québec Bar and his long-standing and sustained involvement with the Canadian Bar Association, culminating in his presidency of the Québec Branch of the Canadian Bar Association.
He is a sought-after speaker and commentator in legal and business circles.
Gerry believes in volunteerism as well as civic responsibility. His wide range of contributions includes climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for the benefit of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Québec, contributing to foundations and educational institutions, pro bono legal work and volunteering as a community soccer coach.
Updated April 2023