C. Randall McCreary

Partner

e: rmccreary@rmrf.com
p: 780.497.3348
f: 780.429.3044

1981 – B. Comm., University of Alberta
1984 – LL.B., University of Alberta
1985 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar
1996 – Certified Fraud Examiner

Practice Areas

Aboriginal, Administrative, Commercial, Litigation, Municipal

Experience

Randy carries on an extensive practice on utility (electric, gas and water) regulatory proceedings and related matters. Randy’s regulatory experience has included many appearances before the Alberta Utilities Commission and its predecessors, intervening in utility rate cases on behalf of residential, small business, municipal and other end-use customers. He has negotiated and prepared numerous agreements with utilities on behalf of end-use customers. In addition, Randy has his CFE designation and his commercial fraud litigation experience has included obtaining and executing private search warrants and freezing assets and bank accounts. He has worked with the RCMP, Edmonton Police Service – Economic Crime Unit, the Special Prosecutions branch, and a number of forensic accountants in realization on fraud claims. He has appeared before all levels of the Courts of Alberta, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Real Estate Agents’ Licensing Board, and the Development Appeal Board.

Randy has given seminars on legal topics including commercial fraud, creditor’s rights and remedies, a variety of regulatory issues (electric, water and gas) and most recently on the impact of the provincial carbon levy on municipalities.

Associations & Memberships

  • Edmonton Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – Edmonton Chapter and the Austin, Texas Chapter
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Former member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta
  • Former Vice – President, Edmonton Landlord Tenant Advisory Board (appointed by Edmonton City Council); Former Chair of the Forms Committee
  • Former Director, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (Edmonton Chapter); Former President

Educational Leadership

  • LESA Creditors’ Rights
  • Seminars for Credit Guard and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
  • Builders’ Liens
  • Former Lecturer, Alberta Bar Admission Course Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy / Insolvency

Community Involvement

  • Former Coach, Junior High Soccer: 2006 – 2013
  • Former Coach, Basketball: 2006 – 2014
  • Former Coach, Club Soccer: 2001 – 2011
  • Former Director, Heads Up Fraud Prevention Association: 2000 – 2001

Hobbies & Interests

  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Fishing
  • Wakeboarding
  • Skiing, cross country and downhill
  • Coaching guitar
  • Motor cycling
  • Cycling