Malcolm Lavoie is a leading expert on topics relating to private law, Aboriginal law, energy law, and constitutional law. In addition to his work with Miller Thomson, Malcolm is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. He has experience assisting clients with civil and constitutional litigation, energy regulatory matters, and Aboriginal law-related matters. Malcolm has argued before the Supreme Court of Canada. He previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Justice Frans Slatter of the Alberta Court of Appeal and later for the Hon. Justice Rosalie Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada. He is the author of numerous academic publications and has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada.

Malcolm regularly gives public lectures and publishes in scholarly journals. His research has appeared in numerous publications, including the Dalhousie Law Journal, the Supreme Court Law Review, the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, the Ottawa Law Review, the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, and the University of British Columbia Law Review. Malcolm was a recipient of the 2017 Canadian Association of Law Teachers (CALT) Scholarly Paper Award, as well as the 2015 Harvard Project on the Foundations of Private Law Writing Prize.