Philip Nykyforuk is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office and former leader of the firm’s Insurance and Professional Liability Practice Group. He practises in the areas of insurance, personal injury, health and professional liability. Phil is a 1990 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He was admitted to the Bar of Pennsylvania in 1990 and practised from 1990 to 1993 with an international law firm in the areas of commercial litigation and product liability litigation. Phil was admitted to the Bar of Alberta in 1994 and has appeared in trials and appeals at all levels of courts in Alberta. He has also appeared before administrative tribunals, professional bodies and at arbitration proceedings and acted as counsel several hundred judicial and private mediations. Phil has been recognized in both The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.