Grant N. Stapon
Grant N. Stapon , KC
Partner at Bennett Jones LLP
(403) 298-3204
(403) 265-7219
855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1979
Grant Stapon is the co-head of the wills & estates litigation group in the firm's Calgary office and is the former head of the commercial litigation group. He acts for energy companies, insurance companies, media organizations, tech companies, individual executives and the Calgary Police Service. Grant is experienced in corporate/commercial, intellectual property, securities, media, oil and gas, insurance, environmental, occupational health and safety litigation and arbitration. He also has an employment and labour law practice. He advises several public company boards on governance issues, and has appeared before various boards, courts and tribunals in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Newfoundland. He has been defence counsel in many of the largest environmental cases in Alberta including the Little Buffalo Kemp spill, the Red Deer River Gleniffer Lake spill, the Seal Condensate spill, the OBED dam failure, the Medicine Hat / Suffield migratory birds case, as well as several other significant environmental cases still under investigation or in trial proceedings. Grant has been external counsel to the Calgary Police Service for over 35 years having advised 7 Chiefs of Police, several of whom have remained his clients after their retirement.
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