Matt Riskin has a general litigation practice, and assists a broad range of clients in a variety of business and professional challenges. His practice focuses on professional negligence, employment law, and corporate commercial disputes.
He has a particular focus on representing physicians in civil litigation, hospital and College complaints, and billing reviews. He has appeared before several administrative tribunals and appellate panels.
Matt also practices employment law, acting for employers and employees in Alberta, BC and Ontario on a range of issues including wrongful dismissal, contract reviews, privacy, human rights, and general strategic advice.
His experience with corporate commercial matters includes shareholder and contract disputes, product liability litigation, and securities litigation involving investment advisors and financial institutions.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Matt was employed as a management consultant for a global consulting firm, and as a portfolio manager and wholesale electricity trader for an international energy retailer.