Annie Alport is an Associate in Miller Thomson’s Administrative Law and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Annie primarily focuses on health law, public policy, and commercial disputes. Annie’s caseload includes cases involving hospital liability, public health enforcement, constitutional law, education, governance, contract disputes, property disputes and general civil litigation. When disputes arise, Annie will review and provide her clients with sound legal advice, and will navigate her clients through the litigation process when necessary.
After working at another national law firm for two years, Annie worked as a Crown Prosecutor for the Province of Alberta in Fort McMurray. Annie has acted for a variety of corporate clients in her practice prior to joining the firm. She has a wide range of experience in advising clients in health and administrative matters, as well as significant trial experience gained through her time with the Provincial Crown.
Annie began her legal career in Calgary after clerking at the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan. She received her J.D. from the University of Saskatchewan in 2013 and was called to the bar in Alberta in 2014.
- Co-author, “Bill 46: Alberta’s second omnibus health bill in 2020”, Health Communiqué, December 10, 2020
- Co-author, “Cambie Surgeries Corporation v. British Columbia (Attorney General): Case comment”, Health Communiqué, December 10, 2020
- Co-author, “Taking a closer look at Bill 30: Part 2”, Health Communiqué, August 20, 2020
- Co-author, “Taking a closer look at Bill 30”, Health Communiqué, August 13, 2020
- Co-author, “Bill 30: Alberta’s proposed omnibus health bill”, Health Communiqué, July 9, 2020
- Co-author, “Alberta Health Services v Farkas: Balancing the interests of freedom of information and solicitor-client privilege”, Health Communiqué, May 7, 2020
- Co-author, “COVID-19: The power of the government in a public health emergency,”MT Health Communiqué, March 20, 2020
- Speaker, “Alberta’s Mental Health Act,” University of Calgary, January 31, 2020
Bar admissions & education
- Saskatchewan Bar, 2014
- Alberta Bar, 2014
- J.D. – University of Saskatchewan, 2013
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – McGill University, 2009
- Clerkship with the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan, 2013-2014