520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1992 (AB)
Partner in BLG's Securities and Capital Markets Group. Former Chair of the Partnership Board, the firm's highest governing body, the first woman at BLG to hold the position and six-year member of the Partnership Board. Former Regional Group Manager for the Corporate & Capital Markets Group in Calgary. Practises securities and corporate law with a focus on securities, corporate finance, and commercial transactions. Represents corporate clients on securities and corporate matters, including governance, mergers & acquisitions, going public in Canada, and financings. Regularly advises boards of directors and committees of public and private companies. Obtained an LLB from the University of Toronto and Bachelor of Commerce from University of Saskatchewan. Called to the Alberta Bar in 1992. Vice Chair of Board of Governors of Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. Recipient of the Calgary Influential Women in Business award in 2021. Named Women's Executive Network (WXN) Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in 2017. Recognized since 2015 in The Best Lawyers in Canada and since 2012 in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
On April 22, 2015, Petra Petroleum Inc, (Petra) completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Mitra Energy Limited, a private Bermuda incorporated company. The transaction constituted a reverse takeover transaction of Petra Petroleum Inc. pursuant to TSX Venture Exchange Policies.