• LL.B. (Dean's List), 1993
    University of Alberta
  • BA, 1990
    University of Lethbridge

Year of Call/Admission

  • Alberta, 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

Alex Kotkas

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Alex is a senior litigator in the firm's Calgary office. He is the founder and former head of the litigation group in Calgary and serves on various national and regional committees within the firm. 

Alex has extensive trial and appellate experience and also appears as litigation counsel in arbitrations and before a variety of statutory boards and tribunals. He provides practical advice and outstanding advocacy in high stakes litigation and is recognized for handling high profile or media sensitive cases.

Acritas independently rated Alex as a Star Lawyer following their global survey of senior in-house lawyers. Alex received recognition as the Litigation Lawyer of the Year by Corporate International Magazine and is also ranked by Chambers Global. Benchmark rates Alex as a Litigation Star. 

Alex is a member of the board of directors of various corporations and charitable organizations.

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Calgary Drop-in and Rehabilitation Society
  • Volunteer, Mustard Seed 
  • Various community and charitable activities


  • Clerkship, The Alberta Court of Appeal and Court of Queen's Bench
  • Past Chair, Insurance Law Section, Canadian Bar Association
  • Mentor, Canadian Bar Association Mentor Program
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association