Katie Stys is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office. Since articling with the firm in 2008, Katie has developed an extensive civil litigation practice with an emphasis on health law and medical defence, professional regulation, professional liability, and commercial litigation. She represents the interests of physicians, psychologists, physiotherapists, engineers, and other professionals, as well as companies, including natural resource developers and utilities. She frequently represents her clients' interests before all levels of court in Alberta as well as regulatory bodies. Within the firm, Katie regularly acts as a mentor and leads the GROW (Gowling WLG Realizing Opportunities for Women) initiative in the Calgary office, which enables women to connect with mentors and build relationships that advance their professional careers and enhance their personal lives. Katie also serves as a firm representative on a nationwide group that serves to improve client wellness. She has been recognized in both The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.