Dennis Schmidt is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group and Team Leader for the Construction group of Dentons’ Edmonton office.
Dennis advises owners, contractors, engineers, and other construction professionals on all facets of construction including contract drafting and negotiation as well as disputes, delay claims, builders’ lien claims and construction defects. He also represents clients on insurance-related matters including professional malpractice, as well as on intellectual property, corporate/commercial, real estate, regulatory and contractual matters. He negotiates on behalf of clients in a variety of settings including in arbitrations and mediations. He represents clients at all levels of Court in Alberta (the Provincial Court, the Court of Queen’s Bench and the Court of Appeal) as well as the Federal Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal. He has addressed a leave to appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada and has appeared before regulatory bodies in administrative matters.
Dennis is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada 2014-2015 as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in the area of Construction Law.