Mike Donaldson Appointed Queen's Counsel


Lawson Lundell is pleased to announce that Michael J. Donaldson has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC) for 2022 in Alberta. The QC designation recognizes lawyers with exceptional contributions to the legal profession and public life. The Alberta Government is honouring 144 lawyers from across the province with the title of Queen’s Counsel.

“I am, along with everyone at Lawson Lundell, delighted to see that Mike Donaldson has been appointed a Queen’s Counsel in Alberta,” said Lawson Lundell Managing Partner Cliff Proudfoot, QC. "It is a much deserved recognition of Mike’s skill, ability and leadership at the bar. We are very proud of him."

Since his admission to the bar in 1996, Mike has made significant contributions to the Alberta legal industry and to our firm. Mike's practice focuses on energy, commercial, and securities litigation, and commercial arbitration. He has extensive experience with claims in the electricity, petrochemical, oil & gas, midstream, and pulp & paper industries. Mike has appeared as counsel in over 100 reported cases before all Alberta Courts, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Alberta and B.C. Securities Commissions, and other regulatory tribunals, and has been counsel in dozens of private commercial arbitrations.

Congratulations to Mike and all of the 2022 recipients for this honourable distinction.

For the full press release, please click here

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