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Robert Maxwell Calgary Lawyer

Robert D. Maxwell

Partner Fasken
An effective litigation strategy requires clarity of purpose, flexible tactics and excellent execution.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1979 | Alberta, 1980
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary


Rob Maxwell is a leading litigator in Alberta, highly-recognized for successfully assisting clients on complex commercial litigation matters, professional liability claims, Directors & Officers liability claims, and insurance defence and coverage.

Named by Benchmark Canada as a “Litigation Star” in Alberta, Rob acts for clients on energy related and other business disputes, and defending claims against a wide variety of professionals and corporate officers and directors.

Regularly representing both manufacturers and suppliers of a wide variety of products, including heavy equipment, chemicals and oil field equipment, he leverages his deep experience in these areas to skillfully advise clients on product liability claims.

Appearing before all levels of the Alberta Courts and the Federal Court of Canada and various regulatory bodies, Rob also has extensive experience in judicial and private mediations.


  • Recognized in Construction Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 to 2022
  • Recognized in Alternative Dispute Resolution, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022
  • Recognized in Insurance Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB Queen's University
  • BA, Political Science and History Queen's University

Community involvement

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

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Claims Committee, Alberta Lawyers Insurance Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar 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




Speaking Engagements

Loss Control Seminars for Design Professionals
Limitation Periods in Estate Litigation


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