Marc Unger

Partner

Winnipeg

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Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2017)
  • Saskatchewan Bar (2016)
  • Ontario Bar (2011-2017)
  • Quebec Bar (2010-2017)
  • LLM (Dalhousie, 2009)
  • LLL & JD (Ottawa, 2008)
  • BA, political science (hons.) (McGill, 2004)

Marc practises in the financial services and lending industry, with particular focus on western Canadian agribusiness, corporate governance, commercial real estate and corporate/commercial matters.

Marc acts regularly for financial institutions, credit unions, regulatory bodies as well as agricultural commodity boards, co-operatives and related organizations throughout Western Canada. Marc is fluent in both English and French.

Past Positions:

  • Legal Counsel, Farm Credit Canada (2016-2017)
  • Lawyer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (2010-2016)
  • Counsel to chartered banks, credit unions and federal Crown corporations, relative to secured and unsecured lending transactions (including real estate, construction, agricultural and automotive sectors, ranging in size from $5 million to $150 million) and regulatory requirements for carrying on business in Western Canada
  • Counsel to credit unions and centrals in initiating their Canadian Emergency Business Account (CEBA) loan programs
  • Counsel to a Community Futures entity in initiating its Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) loan program
  • Counsel to various agricultural commodity boards in relation to their respective supply managed industries
  • Counsel to vendors and purchasers in various types of land acquisitions and divestitures in Western Canada
  • Board Member, Rossbrook House Foundation Inc. (2020-present)
  • Policy Committee, Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (2018-present)
  • Board Member, Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger (2016-2017)