Main Menu

Biography

Ricki-Lee practices civil litigation with an emphasis on disputes related to corporate governance, securities, intellectual property, and energy and natural resources. She has particular experience providing advice on complex tort, negligence, and breach of contract claims. Ricki-Lee is also a member of the Research and Opinions group and enjoys working with clients to solve challenging and novel legal issues.

Prior to joining Lawson Lundell LLP, Ricki-Lee completed her Master of Laws at Harvard Law School specializing in media law, copyright law, and constitutional law with a focus on freedom of expression. She was awarded a Harvard Summer Academic Fellowship and was a research assistant to a Harvard Law professor specializing in comparative constitutional law.

Ricki-Lee is a former judicial law clerk at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and previously taught Tort Law as a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.  An avid traveller, Ricki-Lee has lived in Spain, Ecuador, the Netherlands, the US and Australia.

Professional Activities

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

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Harvard Summer Academic Fellow
  • The Right Honorable Viscount Bennett Scholarship
  • The Osgoode Society Legal History Book Prize
  • Miller Thomson LLP Prize in Legal Ethics
  • W. Bernie Kelly, QC Prize in Legal Ethics

News & Publications

News & Publications

  • "The Canadian Surveillance State", Harvard LLM Paper (Published in Harvard Law Library)
  • "Journalist Source Privilege in an Age of Digital Surveillance", (Fellowship Paper, Pending)

Blog Posts

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Sessional Instructor, Tort Law, University of Calgary Faculty of Law, presenting on negligence, intentional torts, vicarious liability and novel and emerging torts related to privacy and institutional liability, 2016-2017

Guest Presenter at the Calgary Association of Romance Writers of America, “Copyright and Contracts: The Legal Basics of Digital and Traditional Publishing” January 2017

Canadian Law and Society Conference, Vancouver, BC, presenting on defamation law in Canada, the US, and the UK, June 2013

Assistant Contact

Bar Admissions

  • Alberta (2015)

Education

  • Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2016)
  • University of Calgary (J.D., 2014) 
  • Western University (B.A. (Honours), 2010)
Back to Page