Katie Stys Partner


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2009 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1839

Fax: +1 403-263-9193

Email: katie.stys@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Calgary




Katie Stys

Katie Stys is an original thinker.

Katie is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Calgary office and an experienced and successful civil litigator, representing her clients’ interests at all levels of courts and tribunals in Alberta. Her practice focuses on health law and medical defence, professional regulation, professional liability, insurance litigation, and commercial litigation.

Katie is a trusted advisor and brings a client-focused, personable, and strategic approach to her practice. She develops creative and practical solutions aimed at efficiently resolving her clients’ complex legal problems.

Within the firm, Katie regularly acts as a mentor to associates and students. She leads the GROW (Gowling WLG Realizing Opportunities for Women) initiative in the Calgary office, which enables women to connect with mentors and build relationships that advance their professional careers and enhance their personal lives. Katie also serves as a firm representative on a nationwide group that aims to improve client wellness.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2015

    • Community
      October 2015
      Treasurer/Secretary for the Canadian Bar Association Alberta Health Law – South Section
  • 2014

    • Career
      July 2014
      Head Associate Calgary Office, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 2009

    • Career
      August 2009
      Associate, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2009
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2008

    • Education
       2008
      Dalhousie University, LL.B. and specialization certificate in Health Law and Policy
  • 2005

    • Education
       2005
      McMaster University, MSc
  • 2002

    • Education
       2002
      McMaster University, BSc Honours

Memberships

  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta

As a graduate student, Katie published the following:

  • Dioxin-induced changes in endometrial aromatase activity. Thesis (M.Sc.) - McMaster University, 2005.
  • Holloway AC, Stys KA, and Foster WG. DDE-Induced Changes on Aromatase Activity in Endometrial Stromal Cells in Culture. Endocrine 27(1):45-50.

    Her research was presented as the platform presentation at the Society for the Study of Reproduction Conference 2005 (Title: Dioxin-induced changes in endometrial aromatase expression and activity) and at RT Weaver Annual Research Day, 2004 (Title: Dioxin-induced changes in endometrial aromatase activity).