Parlee McLaws LLP joins USLAW NETWORK as member firm from Alberta, Canada

POSTED MAY 7, 2014

Parlee McLaws LLP, one of Canada’s leading regional law firms, has joined USLAW NETWORK as its newest member firm representing Alberta, Canada. Parlee McLaws has two offices in Alberta, one in Calgary and one in Edmonton.

“The team at Parlee McLaws brings a depth of experience and knowledge that clients require and we are excited to start working with them via the NETWORK,” said Bradley A. Wright, Chair of USLAW Board of Directors, and partner of USLAW member firm Roetzel & Andress, LPA in Ohio. “We welcome Parlee McLaws to USLAW and are pleased with this additional expansion in Canada. With USLAW member firms in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and now Alberta, USLAW continues to offer vast legal resources to serve member clients in a cross section of industries doing business in these provinces.”

Parlee McLaws opened its first office in Calgary in 1883, followed by Edmonton in 1889. In 1986, the firm became Parlee McLaws LLP after an uninterrupted succession of partnerships. Today, Parlee McLaws LLP comprises nearly 85 skilled lawyers and more than 150 support, administrative and secretarial staff.

“Parlee McLaws is very pleased to join USLAW Network as the Alberta based member firm,” said Jerri L. Cairns, litigation partner, Edmonton office, firm managing partner from February 2008 to March 2014. “We look forward to making new connections and building long-standing relationships with our fellow USLAW members and members’ clients.”

Parlee McLaw’s practice areas range from aviation to business law to commercial and insurance litigation to intellectual property to securities. For a full list of Parlee McLaws practice areas, click Practice Groups

The primary Parlee McLaws contacts for USLAW are:

    • Primary Contact: Jerri Cairns, Litigation Partner, Edmonton office, Firm Managing Partner from February 2008 to March 2014



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    • Gregory Jaycock, Litigation Partner, Calgary office, Litigation Practice Group leader



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    • Richard Mask, Commercial Partner, Calgary office, Firm Advisory Committee member



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Parlee McLaws is the fourth USLAW member firm from Canada.Therrien Couture Lawyers L.L.P., headquartered in Brossard, Quebec, Canada, joined earlier this year as the province of Quebec representative. Kelly Santini LLP represents the province of Ontario and Clark Wilson LLP represents the province of British Columbia.

 About Parlee McLaws LLP

Parlee McLaws LLP (“Parlee”) is a long standing major Alberta law firm with offices in Edmonton and Calgary. We were founded in Edmonton by Sidney Taylor in 1889 and in Calgary by Sir James Lougheed in 1883. We have 53 lawyers working in our Edmonton office and 32 lawyers working in our Calgary office, all of whom are highly skilled in their various areas of practice. This makes it possible to provide the depth and collective experience that clients require of their legal counsel.

We invite you to refer to our website for more detailed information on our firm and our lawyers. We serve a diverse business clientele from both our offices. Our lawyers are committed to our service standards and to professional excellence in our service to our clients.

Parlee is positioned to offer comprehensive legal advice and services to key business sectors and institutions. We are fortunate to act for numerous national and international clients.

Parlee is sensitive to the requirements of our clients and recognizes that our success depends upon our ability to meet our commitment of providing high quality, timely and cost-effective legal services. We pride ourselves on using a “team approach”, both in terms of working with our clients to ensure that they receive the legal services that they require and in terms of our own work on appropriate client matters to ensure that our clients receive the legal services they need when they need them. We are cost-competitive and efficiently utilize, on behalf of our clients, the wide diversity and technological capabilities of our lawyers and firm. For more information about the firm, visit

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