Clay Jacobson

Clay Jacobson: Attorney with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP


Executive Summary

Clay Jacobson is a partner in the Commercial Litigation group in the Calgary office. Clay represents commercial clients in a number of sectors including energy, transportation, retail and manufacturing in litigious disputes and regulatory proceedings arising from their operations. Clay has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta as well as the Federal Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal.

Publications & Presentations

•Co-Author, The New Normal? Natural Resource Development, Civil Disobedience, and Injunctive Relief, Alberta Law Review, December 2017.
•Co-Author, Court of Queen’s Bench Finds that Surface Rights Board Decision for Injurious Affection was Unreasonable?, The Resource: BLG Energy Blog, January 23, 2017.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Corporate Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Domestic Commercial Arbitration
  • International Arbitration
  • Oil and Gas
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Energy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403.232.9542  Phone
403.266.1395  Fax
University Attended:
University of Calgary, B.A., 2001
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, LL.B., 2004
Year of First admission:
2005, Alberta

Professional Involvement

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

Reported Cases:
Representative Work; Acts for a number of oil and gas companies in proceedings before the Court of Queen's Bench and the Alberta Energy Regulator related to operations, service and supply contracts, gas processing allocations, and environmental issues. Represents employers in claims against former employees arising from breaches of non-competition provisions, fiduciary obligations and duties of fidelity, and in defence of wrongful dismissal claims. Counsel to multiple railway companies in defence of complex multiparty tort actions arising from right-of-way fires. Acts in numerous cases involving general commercial matters including contractual disputes, debt actions, shareholder disputes, negligence actions, product liability claims, occupier's liability claims and insurance coverage issues. Acts for members of the RCMP in relation to judicial review applications before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.

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Calgary, Alberta

  • Calgary, AB
    Centennial Place, East Tower , 1900, 520 - 3rd Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, AB M5H 3Y4

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