888 3rd St SW, Suite 4300, Banker's Hall W, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1994
Michael is Head of the Advocacy Group in the Calgary office and is a member of the Partnership Board. He represents numerous domestic and international clients in all major areas of commercial litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Michael’s dispute resolution philosophy is predicated on the principle that every dispute has unique characteristics and exigencies. Efficient and effective dispute resolution requires a flexible and business outcome oriented approach. His primary focus is to provide decisive advice his clients can trust when these disputes arise. Michael regularly advises clients on litigation matters involving oil and gas, corporate governance and shareholder activism, product liability, construction, directors' and officers' liability, professional liability, securities, commercial real estate and insurance. Michael is recognized for his particular expertise in the areas of directors' and officers' liability, upstream and midstream oil and gas litigation involving pipelines and processing facilities, breach of confidence as well as product liability claims involving medical devices.