Amanda practices in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group and has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Human Rights Commission. Amanda has a diverse practice focused on commercial litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes as well as employment law. Amanda is a litigator, solution provider and trusted advisor. Clients appreciate Amanda’s ability to understand their business, provide impactful advice and follow through with decisive action.
Amanda joined the firm as a student in 2016 and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2017. She earned her J.D. from the University of Saskatchewan (with distinction) where she was awarded the Cecil G. Schmitt award in Company Law, the Eldon Woolliams Scholarship and the University of Saskatchewan Scholarship for Outstanding Scholastic Performance. She also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of British Columbia and was recognized with the President’s Entrance Scholarship. While in school, Amanda was the Managing Editor of the Saskatchewan Law Review and a teaching assistant in the first year Legal Research and Writing program. She also enjoyed volunteering with C.L.A.S.S.I.C, the community legal assistance clinic.
Outside of law, Amanda enjoys travelling and spending time in the Rockies.
Walk-In Advocacy Clinic Volunteer (Pro Bono Students Canada) (2013-2014)
Member, Board of Directors, Jewish Family Services Calgary
University of Saskatchewan, J.D. 2016
University of British Columbia, B.Sc, 2011
Pierringer Agreement: Encouraging Parties To Settle In Multi-Party Litigations
A Pierringer Agreement is a great tool for encouraging parties to settle in multi-party litigations. This form of agreement was first introduced in the 1963 decision of the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Pierringer v. Hoger, 124 N.W. 2d 106. A Pierringer Agreement is a form of proportionate share agreement that severs the liability of one (or […]