Matthew Schneider

Senior Associate

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Matthew maintains a broad disputes practice focussing on public law and commercial litigation. His public and administrative practice includes energy and other regulatory, procurement and privacy matters. His commercial litigation practice emphasizes corporate governance, intellectual property and real property disputes.

Matthew has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta as well as the Federal Court and arbitration panels. He acts before a variety of tribunals including the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Land and Property Rights Tribunal, the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

Before joining BLG in 2018, Matthew completed a clerkship with the Alberta Court of King's Bench and articled at a boutique Indigenous and energy law firm. 

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

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

Community Involvement

  • Secretary and director, Disabled Sailing Association of Alberta, 2018-present
  • Treasurer, Alberta Law Review, 2016-2017

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada® as “Ones to Watch” (Corporate and Commercial Litigation)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Northwest Territories, 2024
  • Alberta, 2018
  • JD (with Distinction), University of Alberta, 2017
  • BA, (history, with Distinction), University of Victoria, 2013