855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1994 (AB); 1994 (ON)
John is co-leader of the firm's Employment Services practice group, and represents clients on employment and labour matters including executive compensation, wrongful dismissal, human rights, as well as employee confidentiality and non-competition obligations. John represents clients in commercial transactions in relation to employment issues arising in mergers & acquisitions, amalgamations, and insolvency. John advises clients on employment contract drafting, employment policy amendment, drug testing, disability, as well as employee terminations and downsizing. John often appears on behalf of employers in litigation and adminstrative proceedings in respect of wrongful dismissal claims, collective agreement interpretation, grievance arbitration, human rights complaints, and injunction proceedings concerning employee breach of restrictive covenants. John regularly appears before federal and provincial labour arbitration tribunals, labour relations boards, as well as the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench and the Alberta Court of Appeal. John has particular expertise in the federal jurisdition representing employers in the telecommunications and inter-provincial pipeline sectors. John is the author of the Annotated Alberta Employment Standards Code and Cannabis in the Workplace.
Canadian Utilities Limited, Quanta Services, Inc. and Innovative Emergency Management was selected as the successful proponent and LUMA Energy, LLC and LUMA Energy ServCo, LLC entered into the Operation and Maintenance Agreement with each of the P3A and The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
On December 22, 2017, Sonicfield Global Ltd., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of CST Group Ltd., and Deloitte Restructuring Inc., in its capacity as court appointed receiver and manager of the assets, properties and undertakings of Grande Cache Coal LP, Grande Cache Coal Corp., Up Energy (Canada) Ltd. and 0925165 B.C. Ltd, entered into an asset purchase and sale agreement, pursuant to which Sonicfield agreed to purchase certain coal assets from the Receiver for aggregate consideration of approximately US$433.9 million.