Marjorie Saulnier is an associate lawyer at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP and a member of our Indigenous Law Group.
Marjorie works mainly with Quebec Indigenous communities, drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements, and providing legal counsel with respect to local by-laws. She also does associated Family Law work as well as litigation, governance and employment law.
Marjorie’s final project during her Masters in Business Law was on Impact Benefit Agreements between mining companies and Aboriginal communities, exploring the constitutional rights of Indigenous Canadians. Prior to joining the firm, Marjorie worked as a policy analyst for Global Affairs Canada.
Marjorie articled at a Montreal law firm, and has been called to the Barreau du Québec. She practises in both official languages.
Marjorie is passionate about assisting communities to realize their goals. She is a member of the board of directors of the First Peoples Justice Center of Montreal (Centre de justice des premiers peuples de Montréal).
Marjorie is approachable and easy-going. She is responsive to the needs of her clients, and committed to establishing a relationship of trust with them. She is empathetic, and dedicated to advocating for and protecting her clients’ interest.
Outside of work, you can find Marjorie running or playing tennis. She also has a keen interest in different cultures, and loves to travel.