Donna L. Driedger

Donna L. Driedger

Partner
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Phone:
403-267-8438
Fax:
403-264-9400
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Donna’s focus is corporate and commercial law.  She provides guidance to business corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, not for profit corporations, franchises, business and family trusts and joint ventures. She assists in selecting, creating and organizing the business organization most suitable for your situation.  Donna helps her clients in establishing or restructuring systems and processes for good governance and providing assistance with third party relations and transactions.

Her experience in a variety of industry sectors brings efficient, competent assistance to your business for many issues, including internal issues such as privacy policies, employment and labour matters, trade and supply contracts, commercial leases and corporate restructuring processes, and external issues such as corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations as well as legal and regulatory issues of Securities Commission matters.

Donna’s practice also includes advising Aboriginal businesses, both on and off reserve lands, and in helping create efficient and workable partnering structures within which Aboriginal business and non-Aboriginal business operate for mutual benefit.

She also provides legal services to buyers and sellers of commercial property and assists in negotiating commercial leases for tenants and landlords.

Donna has lived and worked across western Canada where she has volunteered for various groups and organizations and has assisted on several boards. She has also been a speaker and has presented papers at numerous seminars and symposiums and has advised, tutored and mentored law students both during their law school education and in completing their Articles and Bar Admission requirements.

Whether she’s co-hosting dinners for family and friends or volunteering at Soup Sisters with Association of Women Lawyers, Donna enjoys spending quality time with family and community. She loves to travel, from an impromptu road trip, jetting off to Europe or visiting other places of historical interest.

Education and Professional Development

Bachelor of Laws, University of Saskatchewan
Masters in Law, University of Saskatchewan
Certificate of Journalism
Advanced Collaborative Practice certification

Affiliations

Association of Women Lawyers
Canadian Bar Association
Calgary Bar Association
Law Society of Alberta
Law Society of Saskatchewan

Areas of practice

Business and Corporate Law
Commercial Real Estate