Michael handles litigation, arbitration and administrative law matters for clients, with significant experience representing clients in oil and gas and energy litigation, commercial litigation, expropriation, municipal law and bankruptcy and insolvency.
Michael regularly appears before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, and various commercial arbitrators and administrative tribunals.
He assists clients with making or opposing regulatory applications before the Alberta Energy Regulator.
Prior to completing his articles with BLG in 1999, Michael clerked with the Alberta Court of Appeal and Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.
Within BLG’s Calgary office, he serves as the Regional Group Manager of our Commercial Litigation Group and the Regional Co-Leader of our Appellate Advocacy Group.