Brian Kapusianyk, KC is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Calgary office practising in the areas of insurance and commercial litigation with an emphasis on professional liability, construction law, directors’ and officers’ litigation, commercial insurance coverage and defence, as well as personal injury and product liability litigation. He has acted on matters in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Yukon Territory. He has appeared in the courts at all levels, including the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Brian has been retained to act for architects, engineers, land surveyors, lawyers, accountants and many other professionals. Brian has spoken at many seminars and conferences throughout North America. These presentations, while often dealing with strategies and techniques in advancing the client's position with regard to the merits of the action, also include many presentations on how to run a more cost-effective and efficient practice for the benefit of clients. He has been recognized in Chambers Canada, Benchmark Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Brian received the Best Lawyers 2021 Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" award in Calgary.