Gerhard is a partner in McLennan Ross’s Commercial Litigation and Labour & Employment Practice Groups. He has been involved in all facets of construction litigation, workers’ compensation claims and appeals, employment law and occupational health and safety (OHS) matters. He also works extensively in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut on labour and employment matters.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Gerhard worked as a teaching assistant in the Department of History at the University of Alberta from 1978 to 1982. From 1983 to 1997, he was a history and labour arbitration tutor for Athabasca University before articling with McLennan Ross and being admitted to the Alberta Bar in 1986.