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New Litigation Lawyer Joins Fasken

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Fasken welcomes David Kitchen as Counsel to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in our Calgary office.

David practices primarily in the areas of insurance and general commercial litigation and also specializes in defending long term disability claims on behalf of a number of large disability insurers. During his 19 years of practice, David has appeared in court numerous times, both at the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench levels. He has run a number of trials in the Court of Queen’s Bench, been involved in numerous Special Chamber’s Applications and argued at the Court of Appeal on a wide range of legal issues. David has also been involved in hundreds of mediations and Judicial Dispute Resolutions from both plaintiff and defense perspectives.

More recently David has turned his attention to also working as a mediator, taking his years of litigation experience and applying it towards facilitating discussions between parties and resolving a wide range of complex disputes.

“David’s significant litigation and mediation experience enable a keen understanding of negotiation strategies,” said Clarke Barnes, Co-Managing Partner, Calgary. “This, combined with his balanced approach to problem solving, will help our clients successfully resolve their legal disputes.”

The Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group is ranked among the top litigation teams by several additional publications including Chambers Canada, Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation and Best Lawyers. The litigators at Fasken are leading authorities in their areas and represent clients’ interests at all levels of court, arbitration, mediation and in front of tribunals.

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