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Karen Wyke Calgary Lawyer

Karen Wyke

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2001
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary

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 50 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.

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.

  • Recognized in Construction Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 to 2022
  • Top 50 Women in Litigation - Canada, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2020 to 2021
  • Recognized in Alberta as a Litigation Star in Class action, Commercial, Construction, Energy, Product liability and recall and Securities, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2021
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  • LLB University of Alberta
  • BA University of Calgary

Community involvement

  • Volunteer, Mustard Seed
  • Volunteer Judge, 4H public speaking competitions
  • Pro Bono Work: Acted as co-counsel for the Alberta Centennial World Cup Nordic Ski Championship 2005 – 2006, liaising with the Organizing Committee to assist in negotiating and drafting venue, sponsorship and broadcasting agreements for the event

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Petroleum Law Foundation
  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association
  • Association of Women Lawyers


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