James B. Rooney, Q.C.: Lawyer with Dentons Canada LLP

James B. Rooney, Q.C.

Counsel
Calgary,  AB  Canada
Phone403 268 3112

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
     
    University University of Western Ontario, B.A., Economics, Hons., 1968
     
    Law SchoolDalhousie University, LL.B., 1971 Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1996, Established partnership, Rooney Prentice, 1990-2005
     
    Admitted1972, Alberta
     
    LanguagesEnglish
     
    Biography

    Jim practises as Counsel in our Litigation Group. His practice mainly focuses on securities litigation, professional liability defence, oil and gas proceedings and commercial litigation.

    Experience

    • Alberta counsel to three national brokerage firms on litigation and regulatory issues

    • Counsel to the Law Society of Alberta

    • Past prosecution counsel on disciplinary hearings

    • Past Chairman of IDA (Investment Dealers Association) hearing panels

    Recognition

    • Repeatedly recommended by Best Lawyers in Canada 2014 as one of Canada's leading lawyers in the area of Legal Malpractice Law

    • Ranked by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2011, 2012 and 2013 as one of Canada's leading lawyers in the area Litigation - Directors' and Officers' Liability

    • Ranked by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 as one of Canada's pre-eminent lawyers in Professional Liability

    • Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 as "Lawyer of the Year" in Legal Malpractice Law (Calgary)

    • Recommended by Best Lawyers in Canada 2013 as one of Canada's leading lawyers in the area of Legal Malpractice Law

    • Appointed Queen's Counsel, 1996

    Activities and Affiliations

    • Past public member of the Investment Dealers' Association

    Community Involvement and Pro Bono

    Teaching Roles

    • Part-time Lecturer: University of Calgary Law School, Professional Ethics; Alberta Bar Admission Courses, Civil Procedures; Continuing Legal Education, Professional Competence; Canadian Securities Institute

     
    ISLN902034813
     


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    Office Information

    James B. Rooney, Q.C.

    850 - 2nd Street SW
    CalgaryAB T2P 0R8




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