Gina A. Ross

Practice Focus

  • Employment Law
    • Advising on employment issues arising with respect to corporate mergers, sales and takeovers
    • Drafting employment agreements, independent consultant contracts, and change of control and retention agreements
    • Advising employers concerning personnel procedures, hiring policies, drug and medical testing policies, employee fiduciary duties and other matters
    • Providing counsel to employers on downsizings, terminations, defending employment-related litigation and discrimination complaints

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Calgary, Bachelor of Laws, 1988

Bar Admission

  • Alberta 1989

Professional Associations

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

Honours & Recognition

  • Named as a leading Woman in Law by Lawyer Monthly in the area of Employment Law, 2020
  • Named in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in Canada in the area of Employment (Employee and Employer), 2019-2020
  • Named in Chambers Canada as a leading lawyer in Employment and Labour (Alberta), 2019 & 2020
  • Named in Best Lawyers in Canada as a recommended lawyer in the area of Employment and Labour Law, annually since 2013

Community Involvement and Personal Interests

  • Member of the Board, Epilepsy Association of Calgary
  • Provision of pro bono legal services to individuals, community and sports associations and not-for-profit organizations including Ronald McDonald House Charities Alberta, Mennonite Central Committee Alberta, Alcove Addiction Recovery for Women Society, and Nanton Quality of Life Foundation, as well as through the QB Amicus Program
  • Equine Canada "r" judge hunter, equitation and hack