Industries

Education

  • LLB, 1977
    Queen's University
  • BA, Political Science and HIstory, 1973
    Queen's University

Year of Call/Admission

  • Alberta, 1980
  • Ontario, 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

Robert D. Maxwell

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Co-Managing Partner, Calgary
+1 403 261 5503
+1 403 261 5351 (fax)

Rob is a highly experienced litigator whose practice is focused primarily on commercial litigation, professional liability claims, Directors & Officers liability claims, and insurance defence and coverage. Rob is the Co-Managing Partner of the Calgary office and the head of the Litigation Practice Group in Calgary.

Rob's litigation practice includes acting for clients with respect to energy related and other business disputes and defending claims against a wide variety of professionals and corporate officers and directors. He has also regularly represented manufacturers or suppliers of a wide variety of products (including heavy equipment, chemicals and oil field equipment) with respect to product liability claims.

In Rob's over thirty years of practice, he has appeared often before all levels of the Alberta Courts and the Federal Court of Canada and various regulatory bodies. He also has extensive experience in judicial and private mediations.

Honours and Awards

  • Benchmark Canada as a "Litigation Star", 2017

Community Involvement

  • Former Board of Directors of the Calgary Blizzard Soccer Club
  • Former Associate Trustee, Calgary Zoological Society

Membership/Affiliations

  • Member, Claims Committee, Alberta Lawyers Insurance Association
  • Former Member, Legislative Review Committee, Canadian Bar Association
  • Former Member, Insurance Committee, The Law Society of Alberta
  • Former Member, Practice Review Committee, The Law Society of Alberta
  • Former Member, Professional Liability Steering Committee, Defence Research Institute
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association