David J. Stratton, Q.C.: Lawyer with DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

David J. Stratton, Q.C.

David J. Stratton is a partner in the Davis LLP Edmonton office.
Edmonton,  AB  Canada

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Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Services
  • Corporate Structuring
  • Pensions and Employee Benefits
  • Forestry
  • Public Private Partnerships and PFI
  • Structured Finance and Securitisation
  • Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Banking and Financial Services
Contact InfoTelephone: 780.429.6804
Fax: 780.702.4353
University University of Alberta, B.A., 1973
Law SchoolUniversity of Alberta, LL.B., 1974
Admitted1990, Northwest Territories; 2013, Saskatchewan; 1975, Alberta; 1999, Nunavut


•Member, Law Society of Alberta
•Member, Law Society of the Northwest Territories
•Member, Law Society of Nunavut
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Edmonton Bar Association
•Member, Canadian Pension Benefits Conference
•Member, Corporate and Commercial Advisory Committee, Law Society of Alberta, 1993-2013, former Chair and Vice-Chair


David Stratton, Q.C. is a senior partner at the firm. His practice in the area of corporate/commercial law emphasizes mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial matters and disputes, and partnership and shareholder relationships and disputes.

David also practises in the area of pension and benefit trust law, where he acts for, and provides comprehensive advice to, the sponsors, governing bodies and administrators of pension and other forms of benefit plans.

David has extensive experience in providing strategic advice and opinions to builders and owners, secured lenders, businesses and individuals, and others in construction matters, secured lending, corporate restructuring, and general commercial matters.

David is one of the contributing authors to both the O'Brien's Encyclopedia of Forms: Commercial and General, Division I series (sales chapter) and the O'Brien's - Corporations, Division II series (Alberta). These comprehensive collections of forms and precedents are now in their 11th edition.


Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Law), 2016
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Corporate Commercial Law), 2011-2015
The Legal 500 Canada (Banking and Finance), 2016
• BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Community Involvement

•David has been an active volunteer for a number of local, provincial and national charitable, political and church organizations
•Member, the first Board of Directors of the Capital Health Authority (then regional health authority for the Edmonton region)
•Member, Edmonton, Alberta and Canadian Board of Directors of Victorian Order of Nurses
•Member, Board of Directors of the Pilgrim's Hospice Society (a charitable organization devoted to palliative care in the Edmonton area)

Professional Qualifications

•Appointed Queen's Counsel (1994)


•Acted for Sprott Resource Lending Partnership in a non-revolving secured $140 million credit facility to Altius Minerals Corp. to fund its acquisition of coal and potash royalties from Prairie Mines & Royalty Ltd.
•Quebec counsel for the guarantor with respect to an increase in a Revolving Credit Agreement by $100 million (US) to an overall limit of $225 million (US) and an increase in a Term Loan facility of $19.5 million (US) to an overall amount of $130 million (US) granted by HSBC to a mining company.
•Acted for Capital City Link General Partnership on the Northeast Anthony Henday Drive Project, a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with the government of Alberta, to design, build, finance and operate the northeast leg of the Edmonton Ring Road.
•Counsel to EGRT Construction and two of its key subcontractors, SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Pacific) Inc. and SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Western) Inc., on the financial close of the $889 million design, build, finance contract for the construction of the Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project.


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David J. Stratton, Q.C.

Suite 1201- 10060 Jasper Avenue
EdmontonAB T5J 4E5

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