Karen’s practice focuses on commercial disputes with an emphasis on the energy industry, including oil, gas and electricity in both litigation and regulatory matters.
Karen advises energy companies in litigation related to:
• oil and gas operations
• environmental contamination matters
• contracts, acquisitions and divestitures
• and mineral ownership and title disputes.
She also acts for electricity clients in regulatory proceedings as well as on unregulated matters, and for oil and gas clients in environmental matters.
Karen does both trial and appellate work and has appeared before the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Karen is involved with BLG's Team North®.
Before being called to the Bar, Karen clerked with the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, then joined Howard Mackie LLP, one of BLG's five founding firms.