Daniel C.P. Stachnik, KC

Associé | Edmonton


Portrait de Daniel C.P. Stachnik

( Disponible en anglais seulement )


Born and raised in Edmonton, Dan Stachnik has been practicing law for over 39 years and has been with Miller Thomson throughout his legal career. He practices civil litigation in commercial, construction, occupational health and safety, and employer-employee matters, including human rights. His work in general civil and commercial litigation includes shareholder disputes and wrongful dismissal actions. Dan is retained to assist in all aspects of the investigation and defence of occupational health and safety matters and has been involved in over 100 OHS cases. He has appeared at all levels of court and the Human Rights Commission.

Dan is legal counsel to the Alberta Wall and Ceiling Bureau and acts for a number of companies in the construction, manufacturing, and oil and gas industries. He completed an arbitration course through the Arbitration and Mediation Program at the University of Alberta.

Réalisations professionnelles et leadership

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada – Corporate and Commercial Litigation, 2014 - 2024; Labour and Employment Law, 2020 - 2024; Construction Law, 2024; Product Liability Law, 2024
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Occupational Health & Safety, 2019 - 2021, 2023
  • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in Canada – Corporate and Commercial Litigation, 2018
  • King’s Counsel (appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2000)
  • Presenter at CACE conferences and at the Canadian Bar Association

Leadership éclairé

  • Co-author, “New Occupational Health and Safety Act in Alberta: Upcoming Changes for Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committees,” Breaking Ground: MT Construction Law Western Canada, April 22, 2021
  • Speaker, “What All Employers Need to Know,” Miller Thomson Occupational Health and Safety seminar, May 15, 2018
  • Co-author, “Airtight Drug and Alcohol Policies Can Protect Employers in Safety-Sensitive Work Environments from Possible Discrimination Claims,” Insights, June 28, 2017

Associations professionnelles

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Civil, Construction, and Employment Law Sections
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)

Formation et admission au barreau

  • Alberta, 1978
  • LL.B., University of Alberta, 1977
  • B.A. (Political Science, with distinction), University of Alberta, 1973