Retired Lawyer

Michael Polak is a retired lawyer. He now acts as a strategic advisor with Gattuso Bouchard Mazzone.

For more than 39 years, Mr. Polak has acted as lead counsel in all small and medium business operations regarding compliance, liability, labor, litigation, partnership agreements, intellectual property, risk management and the review of commercial documents. He also informed individuals of their rights in all areas of Quebec law.

Since 2010, Mr. Polak has also been the honorary consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Montreal and acts as an intermediary between the Dutch government and the municipal, provincial and federal governments of Canada.




Areas of Practice


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil law (B.C.L) cum laude Mcgill University
  • Bachelor of Common Law (LL. B) cum laude, Mcgill University



  • Member of the Barreau du Québec, 2013
  • Sat on the International Board of Directors of BNI (Business Network International), the largest business networking organization in the world for almost 20 years.
  • Developer of international business as a Lawyer and as Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of AMI-Quebec
  • Has acted on numerous occasions as a member of different boards established by the Barreau du Québec