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Janna Young

Associate

403.260.0108
jyoung@bdplaw.com
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Education:
University of Toronto, Juris Doctor, 2014

University of Winnipeg, Criminal Justice (with Honours), 2010

Bar admission: Ontario 2015 and Alberta 2017
Industries:
Aerospace, Agribusiness, food and beverage, Franchises, dealerships and distributorships, Construction, Financial services, Government and not for profit, Life sciences, Oil and gas, Power, Real estate, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies, Technology
Practice areas:
Employment and labour

Experience

Janna's focus is on:

  • Advising employees and employers on hiring, employment standards, termination and wrongful dismissal, restrictive covenants, employee fiduciary duties, human rights obligations and privacy law
  • Advising employers regarding termination and layoff strategy
  • Drafting employment agreements, independent consultant contracts, executive compensation agreements and personnel policies
  • Commencing and defending employment related litigation and human rights complaints

Professional involvement

Janna is a member of the Publications Committee at BD&P.

Professional associations

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