Dan Scott

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Partner

Dan advises and represents unions and associations on all labour relations matters before labour relations boards, arbitrators, and the Courts.  He also advises and represents individual employees in all aspects of employment law, including wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, fiduciary duty issues, confidential information, non-competition / non-solicitation agreements, and injunction matters.  

Dan has appeared as counsel before the Alberta and British Columbia Labour Relations Boards, numerous Arbitrators, Police Act disciplinary tribunals, the Law Enforcement Review Board, a Dispute Inquiry Board, all levels of the Court in Alberta, and the Supreme Court of Canada.  He has presented for the Canadian Bar Association, the Legal Education Society of Alberta, and Lancaster House on a variety of topics relating to labour relations, individual employment law, human rights / duty to accommodate, privacy, drug and alcohol testing, and advocacy.

Dan taught Employment Law at the University of Alberta Law School from 2003 – 2017 where he received the Faculty of Law Sessional Teaching Excellence Award.  He has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in Employment Law, and by his peers in The Best Lawyers in Canada® for his work in Labour and Employment Law.

Dan is a fan of most Coen brother offerings, as well as malted barley beverages.  When not assisting clients, Dan is usually coaching youth soccer or out with his family hiking, skiing, or kayaking in the Rocky Mountains.   


Speaking / Publications

Dan has appeared as counsel before the Alberta and British Columbia Labour Relations Boards, numerous Arbitrators, a Dispute Inquiry Board, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has presented for the Canadian Bar Association, the Legal Education Society of Alberta, and Lancaster House on a variety of topics relating to labour relations, individual employment law, human rights, privacy, duty to accommodate, and advocacy.