Brendan has a broad commercial and civil litigation practice. He has experience in a variety of areas, including appellate litigation, arbitration, insurance coverage and defence, administrative law, intellectual property litigation, constitutional law, oil and gas litigation, and aboriginal law. Brendan has appeared before the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Federal Court of Canada, the Court of Appeal of Alberta, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Brendan is also an Adjunct Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law.
He completed his J.D. at the University of Toronto, where he was elected President of the Students' Law Society. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Cecil A. Wright Dean's Key and the James B. Milner Bronze Medal.
Brendan was a Summer Student at Blakes in 2012 and 2013 at the Firm's Toronto office. Before returning to the Firm in Calgary, he clerked for the judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and then for the Honourable Justice Andromache Karakatsanis of the Supreme Court of Canada.