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Nancy E. Cumming Q.C.

Bryan & Company LLP
Work Phone: (780) 420 4733 Work Fax: (780) 428 6324

Biography

Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation
Insurance Litigation
Personal Injury Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mediator

Professional Background and Education

B.A. 1983—University of Alberta
LL.B. 1986—University of Alberta
Alberta Bar Admission 1987

Representative Work

Nancy facilitates creative solutions in an effort to provide prompt, practical and cost effective services to her clients. She strives to actively advance her clients’ objectives through effective written and oral advocacy. Nancy resolves civil disputes for her clients through litigation, mediation, and a number of other alternative dispute resolution forums as a member of the firm’s Advocacy Group. She has particular interest in the following areas:

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation including contractual, commercial, and shareholder disputes
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury and Fatality Litigation arising out of industrial accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and occupier’s liability incidents
  • Products Liability and Manufacturer’s Liability litigation including design and fabrication deficiencies
  • Advising clients on strategic approaches for the resolution of complex multi-party and international disputes
  • Insurance Litigation including first party claims, complex coverage disputes, large loss subrogation matters, priority claims and SEF 44 defence
  • Insurance “Bad Faith” claims

Profile

Nancy has appeared as counsel before all levels of Court in Alberta. She has extensive experience at both the Trial and Appellate levels concerning a variety of civil and commercial disputes including construction matters, personal injury and fatality claims. She is frequently involved in the resolution of claims through alternative dispute resolution including mediation and judicial dispute resolution.

Nancy acts as a mediator in litigation matters and also serves on the General Insurance Council’s Appeal Council. She also regularly presents seminars and presentations on litigation and ADR matters before a variety of industry audiences.

Nancy currently sits on the Boards of Muscular Dystrophy Canada, The Chrysalis Society, and ABC Head Start.

Practice Groups

Advocacy Group
Construction Law Group
Insurance Law Group
Personal Injury and Fatality Group

WARNING
Before we can provide legal services or advice, we must ensure that we are not in a conflict of interest. Before sending us any sensitive or confidential information please send the names of the other parties involved so that we can determine if we have a conflicting interest. We will then advise whether we are in position to receive your information. Unsolicited information sent in advance of the conflict search being conducted may not be confidential.