Jordan Crone Partner Construction Law Practice Group Leader (Calgary)


Parle :  Anglais

Téléphone principal : +1 403 298 1912

Fax : +1 403 298 9193

Courriel : jordan.crone@gowlingwlg.com

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Bureau principal :  Calgary




Jordan Crone

Jordan T. Crone is a partner and the leader of the Construction Law Group in Gowling WLG’s Calgary office. He is an industry leading lawyer practising in the areas of large-scale construction and infrastructure projects, including public-private partnership, and disputes. He provides strategic advice to owners, developers, contractors, architects and engineers for the management of risk on construction projects from start to finish.

Drawing on his wealth of experience, Jordan helps guide clients to launch and maintain projects efficiently, with the aim of avoiding formal disputes. He provides invaluable counsel on litigation and dispute avoidance, focusing on result-oriented, practical and cost-effective solutions. He is a passionate advocate who also routinely manages the litigation and dispute resolution process with a proven track record of success.

Jordan has been a leader and key contributor with respect to the implementation and learning opportunities surrounding Alberta’s new Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act.

In his construction law practice, Jordan works in all sectors that involve construction projects, with respect to commercial, public and private construction, real estate development, infrastructure and civil works, power and energy, and transit/transportation. He acts for owners, sureties, developers, engineers, contractors and subcontractors at various stages of project development and execution.

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, adjudication 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); and the Tri-Wood Community Association (director and committee member).

Associations professionnelles

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

Mandats représentatifs

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.