David Madsen is a partner in our Corporate Commercial Litigation Group in our Calgary office, and a member of BLG's Partnership Board, which is our Firm's governing body. David practises in all areas of commercial litigation. In particular, he has extensive experience representing Canadian and international clientele in litigation and alternative dispute resolution involving:
•all sectors of the oil & gas industry;
•intellectual property including patent, trademark, copyright, software piracy, and the misappropriation of confidential information and technology;
•class actions defence;
•mergers & acquisitions, including hostile take-over bids, Plans of Arrangement, and dissent valuation proceedings;
•insolvency and banking litigation;
•fraud and fidelity-related actions;
•Anton Piller Orders and Mareva Injunctions; and
David has dealt with matters in all courts in Alberta, including the Alberta Court of Appeal; courts in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Newfoundland; the Supreme Court of Canada; and the Federal Court of Canada. He has also dealt with matters in the Alberta Securities Commission, and Canadian and International Arbitrations.
•Extensive involvement with Calgary Minor Basketball and Calgary Minor Soccer
•Volunteer with Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke Fund, Nothing But Nets, BLG Reads to Kids Program, Pro Bono Law
•(Past) President, Lindsay Park Sports Society Board of Directors, Talisman Centre
Rankings & Recognitions
•Recognized in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Canada - The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a Litigation Star: Arbitration, Class Actions, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Securities?.
•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 to 2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation).
•Recognized in the 2015 edition of Benchmark Canada - The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a Local Litigation Star: Alberta and Litigation Star: General Commercial, Securities, Intellectual Property, Aboriginal and Arbitration.
•Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.
•Member, Canadian Bar Association (CBA); CBA Intellectual Property Section, Civil Litigation Section, Insolvency Subsection; (past) Member, CBA Insolvency Subsection Executive Committee
•Member, Alberta Mortgage Loans Association
•Member, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition
•Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Society of Alberta