Sestito has a general litigation practice with an emphasis on professional
negligence, health law and occupational health and safety. Michael also has a
significant commercial litigation practice.
Michael's health and safety
practice is dedicated to providing advice and representing clients on matters
relating to health and safety in Western Canada. He has experience dealing
with the health and safety regimes in Alberta, British Columbia and
Saskatchewan as well as Federal regulations. He represents industry leaders
in the energy, construction, utilities, transportation and manufacturing
sectors in Western Canada. He also frequently writes and speaks on health
and safety topics.
Michael has appeared and assisted before various
levels of Court in both Alberta and Ontario. Michael also has experience
appearing and assisting before various administrative tribunals in Alberta
In addition to his legal practice, Michael has also guest
lectured at the University of Alberta on topics relating to Canadian
Constitutional Law and is a frequent volunteer in the University of Alberta
Faculty of Law's growing moot program.
Prior to joining the firm's
Edmonton office, Michael was a summer student and articling student with the
firm's Toronto office. He also participated in a secondment to the Ontario
- Enerbuilt Technologies Inc., in connection with the sale of all of its assets and business to Flameless Solutions Inc., a related entity to WesternOne Inc., a reporting issuer, for consideration of cash and securities of WesternOne Inc., and related pre-closing reorganization of Enerbuilt Technologies Inc.
- Pipeworx Ltd., a widely held private business (with operations in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba), in connection with the sale of all of the shares in the capital of Pipeworx Ltd. to PLH Group, Inc. (a US-based portfolio company of Energy Capital Partners (being a US private equity firm)), by way of an exempt take-over bid
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