Jonathan Liteplo


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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.

Jonathan provides legal services through a Law Corporation.


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 2024 of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Energy Regulatory) and in the 2022 edition (and since 2008) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Energy Regulatory).
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2003) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Energy - Electricity) and since 2022 (Energy - Oil & Gas).
  • Recognized in the 2024 and previous editions of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Energy: Power (Regulatory)).
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Canada (Energy and Natural Resrouces: Power)
  • Recognized in the 2024 edition (and since 2021) of Chambers Global (Energy: Power - Regulatory)
  • Recognized in the 2023 and 2022 editions of Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Energy (Electricity))
  • Recognized in the 2023 edition (and since 2021) of Lexpert Special Edition: Energy
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2019) of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Energy: Provincial Regulatory - Alberta).
  • Recognized in the 2023 edition (and since 2020) 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 2018 edition (and since 2014) 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).
  • Selected to Lexpert’s Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in 2002.

Bar Admission & Education

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