Chris Dormer carries on a litigation practice with an emphasis on employment and labour law matters. Chris advises clients on a wide range of workplace issues, including regulatory compliance, employee discipline, terminations, workplace investigations, human rights, and accommodations. Chris also has experience with corporate commercial disputes, including shareholder remedies, debtor/creditor claims, security enforcement and creditor collection, trade-mark and copyright infringement, privacy, and builders’ lien matters.

Chris has experience as counsel in various matters before all levels of the Alberta Courts, the Court of Queen’s Bench and Provincial Court of Saskatchewan, as well as the Federal Court of Canada. Chris has also represented clients before the Employment Standards Commission, the Alberta Human Rights Commission, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Alberta Labour Relations Board, and the Canada Industrial Relations Board, in addition to appearing in arbitrations, mediations and as a nominee in Labour Arbitration matters.

Chris has contributed to a number of Firm publications, seminars and conferences concerning employment and labour issues. Chris’ publications have been re-published by third party outlets, including by CanLII Connects, and Canadian Employment Law Today.

Raised in Calgary, Chris received both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Calgary. Chris joined the firm as an associate in 2009 after completion of his articles.