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  • Representing and advising insurers

    David Risling
    INSURANCE, LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Contact David Risling

Partner

OFFICE: Edmonton

DIRECT LINE: 780.482.9114

EMAIL: drisling@mross.com

PRACTICE AREAS:
      Insurance & Risk Management
      Labour & Employment
      Litigation

INDUSTRY GROUPS:
      Education
      Cannabis
      Municipal

LAW SCHOOL: University of Alberta

BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (1995), Nunavut (2012)

Assistant: Vicki Callaghan

Assistant Phone: 780.482.9248

Assistant Email: vcallaghan@mross.com

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David practices litigation with an emphasis on insurance. David also focuses his practice on employment and labour law. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

Education:

  • LL.B, University of Alberta
  • B.Comm., University of Alberta

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Activities:

  • Member, the Alberta Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
    • Insurance Section

Courts & Tribunals:

  • Has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Alberta Court of Appeal, Queen's Bench and Provincial Court
  • Has been involved in several trials including a lengthy jury trial
  • Has been involved in numerous JDRs, mediations and arbitrations
  • Experienced in conducting numerous files involving:
    • negligence law
    • professional liability
    • product liability
    • breach of contract
    • property
    • defending employers for the intentional torts of employees and
    • constitutional challenges
  • Represents and advises insurers on numerous issues including coverage, liability and quantum issues
  • Represents and advises corporations and institutions in various commercial disputes
  • Has provided services to large insurers operating inside and outside Alberta, as well as to claims personnel of large self-insured corporations
  • "Catholicity Constitutional Law Workshop", McLennan Ross Seminar, 2017
  • "Workplace Harassment & Workplace Respect Programs", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2014
  • "2012 Labour & Employment Year-in-Review", McLennan Ross Seminar, 2013
  • "Harassment in the Workplace", McLennan Ross Webinar, 2012

 

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