Mr. Laplante is an attorney in
private practice. Prior to his legal
training, he worked pipeline and obtained extensive experience as an inspector
and project manager. Since obtaining his
law degree from Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada, he has been
lead negotiator in several multi-million dollar ventures including projects
owned by Bell Canada, Trans Canada Pipeline and Alliance Pipeline.
He is experienced in corporate law, telecommunications, commercial finance,
equipment leasing, oil and gas regulation, litigation and international
conflict of laws. His experience
includes appearance before Boards, Tribunals and Superior Courts of Justice
including the National Energy Board.
For several years he was house counsel for Digline working with Gerald Leroux on
several of his pipeline projects in Canada.
His extensive experience is very welcome at Phenix Energy Group.