Christopher Petrucci practices corporate and commercial litigation in a variety of industries with a special focus on energy (including power and oil and gas), construction, surety claims, product liability, and real estate. Chris further specializes in obtaining prejudgment relief for clients, including interim injunctions and attachment orders.
Chris has extensive experience before the courts resulting in numerous reported case decisions where he appeared as lead counsel or co-counsel. Chris has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta. He also has an active alternative dispute resolution practice. He has represented clients in various forms of dispute resolution such as Judicial Dispute Resolution, mediation, and arbitration, including international arbitration.
In addition to advocating for his clients before the courts and arbitral tribunals, Chris is regularly consulted to provide strategic advice to clients in connection with construction and infrastructure projects where disputes may be on the horizon.
Chris regularly speaks on a variety of energy and construction litigation issues, such as the contractual interpretation of industry agreements, preparation of claims, procurement and tendering law, builders' liens and alternative dispute resolution. He is also an executive member of the Canadian Bar Association Construction Law Section - Alberta South.
Among other pursuits, Chris enjoys playing team sports such as soccer and basketball.