Biography

Dana Kiefer is an associate in our Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group in Calgary. She approaches matters with common sense and focuses on providing practical advice tailored to each client’s unique business. She provides strategic advice on a wide range of workplace issues, including compliance with employment standards, human rights legislation, collective bargaining agreements, and workplace health and safety. She regularly works with our corporate lawyers to provide advice on employment or labour issues arising from commercial transactions.

In her practice, Dana advises on all aspects of workplace law including the hiring, management, and termination of employees. She drafts and reviews various workplace agreements and policies, including employment agreements, contractor agreements, executive employment agreements, non-competition agreements, vaccination policies, workplace violence and harassment policies, alcohol and drug policies, workplace policy manuals, incentive plans, option agreements, share appreciation rights agreements, bonus plans, and confidentiality agreements.

Dana’s litigation experience includes advising and representing clients in connection with wrongful dismissal actions, bullying and harassment complaints, and human rights matters. Dana also has represented parties in post-employment competition disputes, asset misappropriation and recovery actions, and independent contractor classification disputes. Dana has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta, and a variety of administrative tribunals, including the Alberta Human Rights Commission, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, and labour board adjudicators.

Professional Activities

  • Law Society of Alberta, Member
  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Calgary Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Women Lawyers, Member

Community Activities

  • Board of Directors, InMotion Network (2019 – Present)

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch 2022: recognized for Corporate and Commercial Litigation

News & Publications

Assistant Contact

Bar Admissions

  • Alberta (2017)

Education

University of Calgary (J.D., 2016)

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