Jordan Crone Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2018 - Saskatchewan

Year of Call: 2012 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403 298 1912

Fax: +1 403 298 9193


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Primary office:  Calgary

Jordan Crone

Jordan T. Crone is a partner in the Calgary office of Gowling WLG, practising in the areas of commercial litigation, construction and engineering, and projects and infrastructure. He is also a member of the firm's national: Construction, Expropriation, Municipal, and Food & Beverage Law Groups.

Jordan's clients include developers, general contractors, material suppliers, landlords, and management companies, as well as corporations and partnerships operating in the oil & gas sector. He has experience in the following areas:

  • Construction and development-related disputes, including complex construction matters such as subdivisions, hotels, commercial property, pipelines, and oil sands projects
  • Builders' liens, construction, and contract disputes
  • Commercial ownership disputes involving mineral rights and large-scale commercial and residential projects
  • Disputes involving the enforcement, interpretation and termination of leases, including the rights and obligations of property owners and developers
  • Municipal legal matters, such as bylaw compliance, health and safety, land-use designation, development, and property taxes
  • Oil & gas sector disputes related to contracts and leases, joint ventures and lien/caveats; and
  • General corporate commercial civil litigation related to claim preparation and analysis, contractual issues and interpretation, shareholder disputes, insurance matters, corporate governance issues, and intellectual property disputes.

Jordan also has considerable experience with respect to all liquor licence matters, including the sale, distribution, regulation, shipping, and licensing of alcohol products. His clients range from small batch liquor manufacturers to large distilleries, as well as multinational and national restaurants, hotels, brewers, manufacturers of alcohol, and distributors representative of alcohol, grocery stores, and food and beverage operators. He has significant experience with the alcohol and gaming commissions across Canada.

Over the course of his career, Jordan has represented clients successfully before the Alberta Court of Justice and the Alberta Court of King's Bench at trials and in contested applications. He also has experience in all aspects of alternative dispute resolution, including judicial dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Jordan acted as in-house legal counsel for a large-scale international construction developer and operator.

Jordan is actively engaged in the legal community as a volunteer and mentor. His past and present affiliations include: Calgary Construction Association, Alberta Construction Association, Canadian Construction Association, Calgary Home Builders' Association – UDI Calgary Region (multi-family building committee member); Calgary Legal Guidance (volunteer lawyer); Legal Aid Alberta (legal services officer); Student Legal Services of Edmonton (supervisor); King's Bench Amicus Court Assistance Program (volunteer lawyer); Pro Bono Law Alberta, Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project (volunteer lawyer).

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2018

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Saskatchewan
  • 2012

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2011

    • Education
      University of Alberta, JD
  • 2008

    • Education
      University of Alberta, BA (Hons.)


  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Home Builders' Association — UDI Calgary Region
  • The Law Society of Alberta

Representative Work

Graham Construction and Engineering Inc v Alberta (Minister of Infrastructure), 2019 ABQB 543

Jordan acted as counsel for Alberta Infrastructure as it relates to the successful payment of funds under the Public Works Act to proper claimants.

Graham Construction and Engineering Inc v Alberta (Infrastructure), 2019 ABQB 769

Jordan acted as counsel for Alberta Infrastructure, successfully defeating Graham's application to receive residual funds. The decision has resulted in a benefit for the proper claimants with perfected Public Works Act claims.

Pertman v. Grandin Park Properties Inc. (Amacon Development), 2015 ABQB 262 and 2016 ABCA 148

Jordan acted as co-counsel for the defence of a claim in the approximate amount of $1.5 million, relating to a parking and access easement for a mixed-use commercial complex development. The result was the successful resistance of a originating application with costs against the applicant and the establishment of a precedent on the merger of express and implied easements never before addressed in Canada. This decision was later upheld by the Court of Appeal.