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Robert M.  Lonergan

Robert M. Lonergan *

Partner Fasken
Our community must develop and grow, but that gets more difficult every day. To successfully manage the regulatory and environmental approval process and move forward, a person who wishes to build our community requires deliberate, intelligent action and perseverance. The same is required of that person’s lawyer.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1992
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
*Denotes a Professional Law Corporation.

Rob Lonergan is a recognized environmental law lawyer practicing in Fasken’s Vancouver office. Environmental assessment and environmental, energy and transportation regulation and litigation are Rob’s specialties. He also has experience in Indigenous litigation.


He acts principally for energy companies, public utilities and resource oil and gas companies, marine terminal operators, commercial carriers (rail, truck and marine), and mining companies.


When not advising clients, you will find Rob outside, usually running or riding his bike.

  • Recognized in British Columbia as a Litigation Star in Indigenous Law and Energy and Natural Resources, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2017 to 2020
  • Recognized for Environmental Law, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016 to 2020
  • Named in Benchmark Litigation Canada, Benchmark Litigation Canada 2014
Date Client


  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • MSc Simon Fraser University
  • BSc Simon Fraser University

Community involvement

  • Past Director, Athletics Canada Foundation, Athletics Canada
  • Pro Bono Work: Legal counsel to several local, provincial and national amateur sport organizations on various issues including government relations and funding issues, doping in sport, employee and athlete discipline, and event risk management

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Maritime, Environmental, Administrative and Aboriginal Law Sections of the Canadian Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian Maritime Law Association
  • Associate Member, Association of Average Adjusters of Canada
Speaker Canada's New Impact Assessment Act Fasken Symposium 2019 location location Vancouver, BC
Moderator Bill C-69: The new Canadian Energy Regulator and Impact Assessment Agency – What lies ahead? CAMPUT location location Calgary, AB


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