Jonathan Liteplo



Jonathan is recognized as a leading practitioner in energy and utilities regulation. His practice focuses on representing proponents, owners/operators and users of energy and utility infrastructure before regulatory authorities and the courts. 

He represents clients in relation to:

  • utility tolls and tariffs
  • performance-based rate regulation
  • energy infrastructure permitting
  • environmental assessment
  • land use planning
  • electricity generating and transmission facilities

Jonathan's clients include:

  • owners of regulated electricity, water and wastewater facilities
  • owners of power generating facilities
  • energy transporters and shippers  
  • buyers and owners under power purchase arrangements
  • regulated and unregulated retailers of electricity and natural gas services
  • energy marketers
  • energy importers/exporters
  • developers of energy infrastructure
  • vendors and purchasers of energy and utility infrastructure

Jonathan has broad experience working on projects requiring federal and provincial environmental assessments and wide-ranging public and First Nations consultation. He has represented energy and utility clients in disputes involving other industry participants.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Past Board Chair, Hope and Healing International (formerly cbm Canada)
  • Past Board Member, Habitat for Humanity Calgary
  • Past Board Member, Rundle College Society
  • Past Board Member and Vice President, Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank Society

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers Global – (Energy: Power - Regulatory)
  • Recognized in the 2021 (and since 2008) edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Energy Regulatory).
  • Recognized in the 2021 and previous edition of Chambers Canada ;– Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Energy: Power Regulatory).
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2019) of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Energy: Provincial Regulatory - Alberta).
  • Recognized in the 2021 (and since 2003) edition of Canadian Legal Lexpert®  Directory (Energy, Electricity).
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition of The Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition on Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers.
  • Recognized in the 2020 and previous editions of the Lexpert® Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers.
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Energy: Provincial Regulatory, Alberta).
  • Recognized in the 2018 (and since 2014) edition of Canadian Legal Lexpert®  Directory (Energy, Oil and Gas).
  • Recognized in the 2018 edition of the Lexpert® Special Edition on Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers.
  • Recognized in 2016 edition of the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Energy, Electricity, Oil & Gas).
  • Recognized in the 2019 (and since 2008) edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Energy Regulatory).
  • Selected to Lexpert’s Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in 2002.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 1993
  • British Columbia, 2011
  • LLB, University of Alberta, 1992