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Mark J.



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Law School

University of Ottawa

Bar Admission

Alberta, 2020

Mark Risebrough is an associate in our Litigation Group in Calgary. Mark’s practice focuses primarily on corporate commercial, regulatory, and public law litigation. He is also a member of the firm’s International Arbitration Group and has assisted with matters involving significant contractual disputes in the energy and construction sectors.

Mark has experience in a variety of matters, such as: corporate commercial litigation, including both tort- and contract-based claims, as well as claims for property damage, pure economic loss, and product liability; regulatory litigation, including challenges to and approvals of rates, tolling, and revenue requirements for shippers on pipelines, pipeline companies, and transmission and distribution utility companies; and public law litigation, including administrative and constitutional challenges to provincial and federal legislation, regulations, and decisions.

Prior to joining McCarthy Tétrault, Mark worked for a major political action group in Canada’s energy sector, and attended and graduated from the University of Ottawa, l’Université Laval, and St. Francis Xavier University.

Mark contributes to the firm’s Appellate Litigation, Disputes, and International Arbitration blogs. He is also a regular volunteer with the Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project and the Queen’s Bench Amicus Project, which provide pro bono legal advice and representation to self-represented litigants in the courts of Alberta.

Mark is a member of the Calgary Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Law Society of Alberta.