Shannon is a litigator with more than 20 years of experience advising clients in complex, commercial disputes. Her practice primarily focuses on contractual and energy disputes, joint venture, accounting and operator claims. She has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta and acted in private arbitration matters. Shannon is now involved in regulatory/administrative law energy matters involving both electricity and the oil and gas sectors with appearances at the Alberta Utilities Commission, Surface Rights Board and Manitoba Public Utilities Board.

Professional Activities

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

Community Activities

  • Calgary Legal Guidance, Volunteer
  • Youville Women’s Residence, Board Member (2003-2010) & Volunteer (Present)

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Benchmark Canada: The Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2019-2024: recognised as a Litigation Star
  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2020-2024: recognised for Energy Law, and Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Benchmark Litigation: recognised as one of Canada’s 'Top 100 Women in Litigation,' 2022-2023



Shannon has experience in the following areas: 

  • Commercial & General Litigation
    • Broad experience in commercial, construction, intellectual property, tort and contract claims
    • Extensive experience managing electronic discovery issues in complex commercial litigation
    • Represented a low cost carrier in a complex lawsuit against a legacy airline in the Ontario Supreme Court
  • Securities Litigation
    • Wide range of corporate litigation, including oppression actions and directors' and officers' liability claims
  • Energy Litigation
    • Represents numerous clients in a variety of oil & gas litigation matters
    • Represents parties in the electrical generating industry relating to the interpretation and application of Power Purchase Arrangements, including having acted as counsel in Power Purchase Arrangement arbitration
  • Privacy, Electronic Documents and E-Discovery
    • Regular advisor on records management, litigation preparedness, electronic discovery and evidence matters
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Court Experience
    • Appearances before all levels of Courts in Alberta
    • Counsel in arbitrations under Alberta's legislated Power Purchase Arrangements and in related court proceedings
    • Counsel for clients in mediation and arbitration in a wide range of subject matter
  • Estate Litigation
    • Experience in the resolution of contentious matters relating to wills, trusts and the administration of estates

News & Publications

News & Publications

Blog Posts

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker/panel member for conferences on the topic of e-discovery and the impact of electronic evidence on the litigation process
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t 403.218.7519
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Assistant Contact

Bar Admissions

  • Alberta (2000)


Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop, University of Calgary Law Department, 2006

University of Alberta, Bachelor of Laws, 1999

University of Calgary, Bachelor of Science, 1995

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