Clients select Louis for his responsiveness, strategic thinking, and commitment to the pursuit of proactive solutions to mitigate risk. He puts himself in the shoes of his clients to gain a better understanding of what they want to achieve, and seeks to meet specified goals as efficiently as possible. Louis's practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions and corporate governance matters, and he is a recognized leader in the field of transportation law.

Louis serves as lead counsel in private company mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance transactions and reorganizations in various industry sectors. He has extensive experience with transactions involving the transport, logistics, automotive, pharmaceutical, technology, retail and manufacturing industries, among others.

He is a trusted advisor to domestic and foreign companies, provides general corporate counsel services to start-up, emerging growth and mid-market companies, and routinely advises on corporate structure and governance, regulatory compliance, and the negotiation of commercial contracts that seek to mitigate risk and protect key interests.

Louis is frequently consulted with regard to transport regulatory compliance, licensing and safety matters. He provides strategic advice on operating procedures and contracting practices to clients in the air, road and rail modes of transportation, and in the warehousing and logistics sectors, and he assists shippers, carriers, warehouse operators and freight intermediaries as they navigate changes in the regulatory landscape.

Louis provides customs and trade advice to manufacturers, importers, exporters and freight forwarders on the movement of goods and services across international borders, including the international sale of goods, compliance with the Customs Act and its regulations, participation in trusted trader programs, tariff classification, rules of origin and preferential tariff treatment under the free trade agreements. He has represented clients during trade compliance verifications by the Canada Border Services Agency and in connection with administrative monetary penalties, seizures and other sanctions.

In the automotive sector, he frequently acts for dealers, distributors, importers, lessors and parts manufacturers in connection with regulatory compliance, distribution agreements, supply contracts and the establishment and management of dealer networks.

Louis is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on trade, transportation and logistics, and regularly assists with the planning and coordination of continuing legal educational programs in Canada and the U.S.