Ricki T. Johnston
Ricki Johnston is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office, practising in the areas of corporate commercial litigation and professional liability defence. She is the head of the Calgary Commercial Litigation Group and the Calgary lead for the national Commercial Litigation Group.
Ricki has experience in various advocacy areas, including class actions and professional liability, having represented investment advisors, accountants, mortgage brokers engineers, and other professionals. In addition, she has represented corporate commercial clients in dispute matters involving oil and gas, environmental contamination, real estate, securities, construction, and product liability.
She has appeared in the Alberta Court of Justice, the Court of King's Bench of Alberta, and the Court of Appeal of Alberta. Ricki was also a member of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal for a number of years, issuing numerous written and oral decisions in human rights complaints and acting as mediator in evaluative mediations.
In 2023, Ricki became an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, an organization committed to supporting alternative dispute resolution across arbitration, mediation and adjudication around the world.