Mardi McNaughton

Knowledge Management Lawyer

Thompson Rivers University, Juris Doctor, 2014

Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Arts (French), 2008

University of Burgundy, International Exchange Program, 2008

Bar admission: Alberta 2015
Agribusiness, food and beverage, Financial services, Oil and gas, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies
Practice areas:
Anti-corruption and bribery, Business law, Capital markets, Commercial agreements, Corporate governance and disclosure, Corporate reorganizations, Joint ventures and other business combinations, Private equity, Environmental, social, and governance (ESG), Shareholder rights and activism, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions, Regulatory, environmental and Indigenous-Related Legal Issues


Mardi began her legal career at a national boutique Indigenous law firm where she focused on Indigenous legal issues before moving to a trust company where she worked on a wide range of domestic and cross border securities transactions, including equity and debt offerings for public and private companies.

She joined BD&P as the firm’s first Knowledge Management Lawyer where she works alongside the Business Law group, focusing on research, writing, and training students and junior associates.


●     French (fluent)

Community involvement

Mardi mentors a number of articling students and junior lawyers through the Law Society of Alberta’s Mentorship Express and Mentor Connect programs.