Michael Letourneau


Michael assists clients with a broad range of important municipal and public institutional matters. He advises on governance and by-laws, procurement, technology, operating policies and procedures, and provides guidance to regulatory authorities and public officers in interpreting and executing their mandates.

In addition to his law degree and M. Sc. in Computing Science, Michael holds a Certificate in Public Procurement Law and Practice from Osgoode Hall Law School. Taken together, this knowledge base provides unique depth to his advice to municipal and public institutional clients. Michael reviews municipal purchasing by-laws, advises on a range of technology-related matters including purchasing, management, operational policies, terms and conditions of use, and brings his expertise to compliance and regulatory issues such as privacy and records retention.

Michael assists clients with a variety of development and zoning related litigation proceedings, including a range of appeals before the Ontario Municipal Board and zoning by-law enforcement proceedings before the Superior Court of Justice. He also maintains an active real estate law practice, primarily assisting clients with complex property acquisition, disposition, financing, and development matters.

Michael is a member of the International Municipal Lawyers Association and the Supply Chain Management Association.

Michael is pleased to have contributed his time and professional expertise including as a Senator of Simon Fraser University and a member of the Senate Committee on University Priorities. Michael continues to support to a number of community interests both personally and professionally – he is presently volunteers his time to Supportive Housing of Waterloo as a member of its Governance Committee.


Practice Groups:
Municipal, Land use, and Development; Real Estate; Corporate and Commercial.


mletourneau@sorbaralaw.com • T:519.749.4606 • F:519.576.3234

31 Union Street East, Waterloo, ON, N2J 1B8