Lawyer Profile Detail



Renee Reichelt

OFFICE

Calgary

DIRECT LINE

403-260-3630

E-MAIL

[email protected]

V-CARD

LAW SCHOOL

University of British Columbia

BAR ADMISSION

Alberta, 2006
British Columbia, 2003




Biography

Renee Reichelt is a partner in our Litigation Group in Calgary, our National Class Actions Group, National Securities Litigation Group, Financial Services Litigation Group and our White Collar Defence and Investigations Group. She is also a member of the firm's Board of Partners. 

Her approach to dispute resolution is to develop strategies that are based on a deep understanding of her client’s business objectives, establishing a structured team-client approach to projects, and striving to mentor junior lawyers.

Renee practices in a number of corporate commercial litigation areas, including: banking litigation, securities litigation, class action litigation, shareholder disputes and oppression actions, negligence and contract disputes, creditor-debtor disputes, oil and gas litigation, employment matters, land development disputes, and environmental litigation. She also routinely acts on matters involving fraud litigation and reputational risk. She has extensive experience in litigating and advising clients in the financial services industry, including major banks and brokerage firms.

Renee has trial, appeal, and chambers experience in Alberta and British Columbia and has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, both the Alberta and British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, the British Columbia Supreme Court, and the Provincial Court of British Columbia. She has also represented parties before administrative, regulatory and disciplinary tribunals, including the Alberta Securities Commission and IIROC, as well as at arbitrations and mediations. 

Renee is recognized by Chambers Canada in the area of General Commercial (Alberta) and as a Future Star in Benchmark Canada. In 2015 she was named among Lexpert magazine’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.

Renee is a contributing author to the fourth edition of Defending Class Actions in Canada, published by LexisNexis. She is also featured in Understanding Canadian eDiscovery, a McCarthy Tétrault video that introduces and demystifies the issues that clients face in electronic discoveries.

Renee is a director for the Alberta Theatre Projects, a not-for-profit professional theatre company in Calgary, Alberta.

Renee volunteers as an instructing lawyer for Pro Bono Students Canada Dare to Dream Pro Bono Legal Education Project for Siksika Nation. She is also a member of McCarthy Tétrault’s Pride Network.

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McCarthy Tétrault delivers integrated business law, tax, real property, labour and employment, and litigation services nationally and globally through offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montréal, Québec City, as well as in New York City and London, UK.
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