Robert D. Maxwell

Partner | Co-Managing Partner, Calgary

First Canadian Centre
350 7th Avenue SW, Suite 3400
Calgary, AB T2P 3N9


Rob is a highly experienced litigator whose practice is focused primarily on commercial litigation, professional liability claims, Directors & Officers liability claims, and insurance defence and coverage. Rob is the Co-Managing Partner of the Calgary office and the head of the Litigation Practice Group in Calgary.

Rob's litigation practice includes acting for clients with respect to energy related and other business disputes and defending claims against a wide variety of professionals and corporate officers and directors. He has also regularly represented manufacturers or suppliers of a wide variety of products (including heavy equipment, chemicals and oil field equipment) with respect to product liability claims.

In Rob's over thirty years of practice, he has appeared often before all levels of the Alberta Courts and the Federal Court of Canada and various regulatory bodies. He also has extensive experience in judicial and private mediations.


  • LLB, Queen's University, 1977
  • BA, Queen's University, 1973, Political Science and HIstory

Year of Call

Alberta, Ontario