Matthew A. Woodley

Matthew A. Woodley: Attorney with Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP



Matt provides advice to a wide-range of organizations including employers, print and broadcast media organizations, post-secondary institutions, municipalities and professional regulatory bodies. He specializes in human resource, free expression, constitutional and administrative law. Matt has acted as counsel in Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan and at the Supreme Court of Canada. He clerked with the Alberta Court of Appeal and Court of Queen’s Bench before articling with RMRF .

Matt taught Communications Law at MacEwan University for 10 years, and provides pro-bono services to the Edmonton Community Legal Centre and the Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project.

Educational Leadership

•Lecturer, Grant MacEwan University: “Communications Law”

Awards & Achievements

•Recognized as a “Leading Practitioner” in the area of Litigation - Defamation & Media by the Canadian Legal Expert Directory (2017-2019)

Community Involvement

•Public Member, Board of Governors of NAIT
•Board Member, Centre for Constitutional Studies - University of Alberta

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Administrative
  • Constitutional & Charter of Rights
  • Corporate
  • Employment
  • Labour
  • Media & Defamation
  • Municipal

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780.497.3307  Phone
780.429.3044  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alberta, B.A., Hons., 2000
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, LL.B., 2003; University of New South Wales, LL.M., 2009
Year of First Admission:
2007, Northwest Territories; 2010, Yukon; 2004, Alberta

Associations & Memberships

•Edmonton Bar Association
•Law Society of Alberta
•Law Society of Northwest Territories
•Law Society of Yukon
•Canadian Bar Association
•Canadian Media Lawyers Association


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Edmonton, Alberta

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