Michael Swanberg


e: mswanberg@rmrf.com
p: 780.497.3353
f: 780.429.3044

2009 – B.A. (Honours), University of Calgary (First Class)
2011 – M.A., University of Calgary
2016 – J.D., University of Alberta (with Distinction)
2017 – Admitted to the Alberta Bar

Practice Areas

Administrative Law, Constitution & Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Litigation, Media & Defamation Law, Municipal Law, Professional Regulatory, Labour & Employment


Michael carries on a general litigation practice, with an interest in municipal property assessment complaints, professional regulatory hearings, employment law, and media law and defamation.

Prior to joining RMRF Michael clerked at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench. He has represented clients before the Provincial Court of Alberta, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta and various administrative tribunals and boards in Alberta.

Associations & Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Achievements

  • Judges’ Bronze Medal in Law, 2016
  • Valedictorian, Class of 2016
  • Dean’s List (2013 – 2016)
  • Hon. C.D. O’Brien Scholarship, 2016 (for leadership, advocacy skills, and academic achievement)

Educational Leadership

  • Writing Fellow, University of Alberta Faculty of Law (2015 – 2016)

Hobbies & Interests

  • Canadian history and politics
  • Golf
  • Movies
  • Attending musical performances