In addition, Steve has significant experience in commercial litigation, particularly major construction litigation, foreclosures, shareholder disputes, oppression actions, derivative actions and energy industry litigation. Steve's broad civil litigation practice includes prosecuting and defending claims involving commercial contracts, securities, fiduciary duties and trademark and copyright disputes. He appears before all levels of court in Alberta and the Federal Court (Trial and Appeal Divisions).
Awards and Recognition:
•BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
•Acted for a Florida power company with regard to collection of $450 million from various parties in Alberta
•Acted in receiverships involving assets located worldwide
•Involved in numerous agricultural/agri-business collections and receiverships involving matters covering all aspects of farming operations
•Acts for insurers and construction companies primarily involved in major construction litigation
•Acted on a number of fire loss actions and has successfully defended claims by proving arson
•Appeared on a wide variety of matters before all levels of the province's courts
Presentations & Publications
Steve is a frequent speaker on matters concerning insolvency and commercial litigation to his peers, clients and industry associations.
Steve has written articles for numerous publications including CA Magazine, The National Insolvency Review and the Lawyers' Weekly.