Breanne Schwanak


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2009 – Completed two years of a B.A., with early admission into the Faculty of Law
2012 – J.D., University of Alberta (with Distinction)
2013 – Admitted to Alberta Bar

Practice Areas

Administrative Law, Litigation, Municipal Law


Breanne joined RMRF in 2012 as a student, completed her articles, and is now a partner with the Firm. She maintains a general practice, with a specific emphasis on utility regulatory proceedings and related matters. Breanne has appeared before the Alberta Utilities Commission on numerous occasions, intervening in utility rate cases on behalf of residential, small business and other end-use customers.

Associations & Memberships

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Achievements

  • Recipient of the Judges’ Bronze Medal for academic achievement Class of 2012
  • Recipient of the Adams Trust Oil and Gas Prize 2012
  • Recipient of the Canadian Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Prize in Insurance 2011 – 2012
  • University of Alberta Dean’s List 2009 – 2012

Publications & Articles

  • “Medical Marihuana: A “Growing” Concern”
  • “Policy and Personal Liability: Understanding the Potential Liability of Municipal Councillors Under the Municipal Government Act”

Hobbies & Interests

  • Indoor and outdoor soccer
  • Recreational mixed league slo-pitch