Kent Davidson is the Chair of Miller Thomson LLP. Kent practices labour and employment law as well as commercial litigation. Kent has provided strategic advice to a vast array of industries in the areas of his expertise, and has appeared as counsel before the Alberta Labour Relations Board, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada representing the interests of employers.
Kent believes strongly in the importance of community. He has served as a City Councillor of the City of St. Albert, a founding member of the Rotary Club of St. Albert, and is the President of the St. Albert Community Foundation. Kent has also been an active participant in provincial and federal politics.
Professional achievements & leadership
- Best Lawyers in Canada – Corporate Law; Labour and Employment Law, 2015-2019
- Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 2008
- Founding President, St. Albert Community Foundation
Bar admissions & education
- Alberta Bar, 1983
- LL.B., University of Alberta, 1982
- B.A. (with distinction), University of Alberta, 1979
Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019
In the just released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 144 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...
Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017
126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....
Astronaut Julie Payette in conversation with Miller Thomson’s Kent Davidson
Miller Thomson had the privilege of welcoming renowned Canadian astronaut Julie Payette for a conversation with Chair Kent Davidson on Tuesday, March 10 as part of the firm’s International Women’s Day recognition. In an extraordinary gathering of staff and lawyers...
Kent H. Davidson, Q.C. appointed Chair of Miller Thomson
We are pleased to announce that Kent H. Davidson, QC has been elected Chair of Miller Thomson. Kent has been Managing Partner of the firm’s Edmonton and Calgary offices, and has served for 7 years as a member of the...
MT Calgary resumes all normal operations Tuesday, June 25, 2013
As you know, the City of Calgary has experienced a dramatic natural disaster. The waters of the Bow and Elbow Rivers have engulfed significant portions of the City, causing extensive damage to the downtown core. Fortunately, the office building from...
Kent Davidson, QC interviewed on how employers are coping with Calgary flooding
Kent Davidson, managing partner for Miller Thomson Calgary and Edmonton offices, is quoted in this story published by HRM Online, a digital news source for human resources leaders across Canada.
Kent Davidson speaks on Miller Thomson’s Hot Button Issues Survey on The Afternoon News with Todd Veinotte.
Tune-in to the Afternoon News with Todd Veinotte on Rogers All News Radio Atlantic network. Radio stations: News 95.7 Halifax, News 88.9 Saint John, News 91.9 Moncton Date: October 12, 11:00 a.m. EST
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The Dangers in Managing an Aging Workforce
Miller Thomson presents a seminar covering what all employers should know about the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta’s decision on age discrimination.
Understanding Your Role as an Elected Official from both a Legal and Political Perspective
Miller Thomson’s Edmonton Municipal Group hosts a seminar in Westlock on “Understanding Your Role as an Elected Official from both a Legal and Political Perspective.”
Labour Relations & Employment Conference
Miller Thomson’s Labour Relations & Employment Law Group presents an all-day conference focussing on current labour and employment issues affecting organizations today. Special Guest Speakers: Bernard Fishbein, Chair, Ontario Labour Relations Board Wendy Mesley, Award-winning broadcast journalist SESSION TOPICS: National...
Miller Thomson’s Alberta Labour & Employment Group hosts a breakfast seminar on Labour Relations.
Labour Relations Seminar
Miller Thomson’s Edmonton office hosts a breakfast seminar on Labour Relations.
Recent Developments in Labour & Employment and Privacy Law
Miller Thomson’s Edmonton Office is hosting a breakfast seminar on “Recent Developments in Labour & Employment and Privacy Law.”
The Edmonton Office is hosting an Executive Breakfast Seminar on “Recent Developments in Labour and Employment Law” on November 12
The Edmonton Office is hosting Recent Developments in Municipal Law Seminar on Thursday, October 8th
Soost v. Merrill Lynch Canada Inc.: Welcome judicial restraint exercised in the analysis of wrongful dismissal damages
There has been considerable uncertainty as to the circumstances in which a Court will award aggravated or punitive damages in respect of the dismissal of an employee. Since the seminal decision of the Supreme Court in Wallace v. UGG, dismissing...