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Education

  • LL.B, 2010
    University of Alberta

Year of Call/Admission

  • Alberta, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English

Theodore Fong

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Associate


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Theodore Fong is an associate litigator in the firm's Calgary office. He joined the firm in 2010.

Theodore practices in a wide range of areas, with an emphasis on commercial, product liability, and estate litigation.

Theodore has extensive experience litigating commercial disputes, including oil & gas and construction claims. He was involved in a $200 million oil sands engineering, procurement and construction claim relating to delay, and is currently participating in a delay and cost overrun dispute arising from an $83 million contract. He also has extensive experience with liens, most recently participating in the resolution of a $70 million claim.

Theodore also practices in the area of commercial insolvency and restructuring. He performs security reviews of debtors for financial institutions, and recently participated in an application to appoint a receiver with respect to a corporate insolvency.

Theodore has defended international manufacturers against numerous product liability actions. He defends against negligence and Sale of Goods claims, and has been involved with complex causation cases involving fire and tampering.

Disputes often require quick and decisive action to advance and preserve the client’s interests. Theodore has brought and defended multiple injunction applications relating to environmental concerns and non-competition clauses. He recently obtained an Anton Piller Order to seize and forensically examine a defendant’s electronic devices in a case involving misappropriation of data.

In terms of estates litigation, Theodore acts as litigation counsel on all estate-related matters. He has acted for both executors and beneficiaries, including charities, in cases involving claims for a greater portion of an estate, estate accounting, and claims for compensation by the executor and power of attorneys. Theodore also drafts wills, personal directives and powers of attorney.

Theodore is a pragmatic solution builder who offers a client-centred approach to advocacy and service. Theodore takes pride in understanding each client's priorities and targets, and is committed to providing practical advice and strong advocacy.

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Judge, University of Calgary Blackstone Debates 
  • Volunteer Judge, University of Calgary Mcgillivray Moot  
  • Various community and volunteer activities

Membership/Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association