E. Wayne Benedict

LL.M, JD (Distinction)
B.HRLR (Great Distinction)

E. Wayne Benedict, LL.M, JD (Distinction), B.HRLR (Great Distinction), is an Alberta Barrister and Solicitor with the E. Wayne Benedict Professional Law Corporation, providing legal services to clients of the Calgary firm McGown Cook, and other clients. Mr. Benedict was an editor of the Saskatchewan Law Review (2004-05) and the Alberta Law Review (2005-06), and he was Law Clerk to The Honourable Mr. Justice Kenneth Mackenzie and The Honourable Mr. Justice Allan Thackray of the British Columbia Court of Appeal (2006-07). E. Wayne Benedict was Sessional Instructor of Labour Law with the University of Calgary Faculty of Law (2011-2016). Mr. Benedict holds certifications in locomotive operations, building construction, and industrial relations & human resources, and he is former president of the Canadian Union of Transportation Employees, Local 1 and its successor the Canadian Auto Workers, Local 110. Mr. Benedict acts for individual employees, labour unions/professional associations, and non-union employers in various negotiations, judicial and administrative dispute resolution forums.

E. Wayne Benedict practices predominantly in labour law and employment law, and peripheral areas of civil litigation including: constitutional law (Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Division of Powers), human rights law, privacy law, administrative law (tribunal advocacy and judicial review), and appellate law.


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