Marc Matras is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office practising in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance.
The strength in Marc's practice lies in the diversity of his work, the depth of the teams he works with and his collaborative approach to servicing clients.
Marc has worked with financial institutions, both large and small, to litigate retail banking matters, commercial lending disputes, broker/dealer liability and civil fraud matters.
Marc's insurance work deals largely with commercial liability, errors and omissions claims, and insurance coverage disputes. In acting for insurers and their insureds, Marc has represented a diverse group of oil and gas companies, design professionals, contractors, sub trades and safety code officers, and he has defended insureds in complex multi-party litigation, including class actions.
Marc has also had the privilege of acting as independent legal counsel to professional disciplinary bodies.
Businesses and the disputes they find themselves in are unique and varied. Marc understands that different circumstances call for different resolution strategies. He enjoys working with his clients, understanding their business and identifying early and cost-effective resolutions tailored to the circumstances of each dispute.
Marc has appeared on matters before Alberta's Provincial Court, Court of Queen's Bench and Court of Appeal. He also volunteers his time acting as Queen's Bench Amicus Counsel and the Small Claims Duty Counsel.