Rick W. Ewasiuk Q.C.

Partner

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1975 – B.Sc., University of Alberta (Mathematics)
1978 – LL.B., University of Alberta
1979 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar
2000 – Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Practice Areas

Corporate & Commercial, Health Law

Experience

Rick carries on a corporate/commercial practice. His work spans both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.

With a wealth of knowledge acquired over more than 40 years, Rick has extensive experience in sophisticated transactions of various kinds including acquisitions, mergers, partnerships and business reorganizations.

In addition to providing advice to businesses, health care corporations and educational institutions regarding ongoing contracts, credit issues, planning, technology and policy issues, Rick has a significant practice in the resolution of shareholder and partnership disputes.

He has been a frequent lecturer to business and professional audiences and has published several articles on corporate and commercial law. Rick is also the author of a text book on shareholders agreements, and is currently working on a third edition.

Associations & Memberships

  • Edmonton Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Achievements

  • The Best Lawyers™ in Canada in the area of Corporate Law (2021)
  • Recognized as a Leading Practitioner in the practice area of Corporate Commercial Law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2021)

Educational Leadership

  • Former lecturer, Alberta Bar Admission Course – Corporate Law
  • Former lecturer, University of Alberta, Extension – Contract Law
  • Frequent Presenter, CBA & LESA

Community Involvement

  • Board Member, CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health
  • Extensive participation in, and pro-bono assistance to, various non-profit organizations including Edmonton Symphony Society, Edmonton Concert Hall Foundation, Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, Canadian Association of Family Enterprises and various other community groups and committees
  • Founding Director, Canadian Association of Family Enterprises, Edmonton Chapter