Karen is the Co-Leader of the Litigation Group at the Calgary office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial, construction, and contract litigation and arbitration.
Named by Benchmark Canada as “Litigation Star” in Commercial Litigation in Alberta and one of Canada’s “Top 100 Women in Litigation”, Karen leverages her over 20 years’ of experience to advise clients on a broad range of complex litigation and arbitration disputes.
Providing counsel to clients in the energy, agricultural, chemical and construction industries, she has been involved in the resolution of a variety of claims, including: multi-party actions, contract disputes, estate litigation, product liability claims, and construction disputes. Most notably, Karen has been identified by The Best Lawyers in Canada in Construction Law and in International Arbitration.
Across her practice areas, Karen is a keen project manager who aims to bring certainty to the litigation process and its associated cost by mapping out various paths to dispute resolution early on, providing initial case assessments and managing claims to budget. She works collaboratively with her clients with a constant focus on results.