Loretta Bouwmeester

Loretta Bouwmeester is a partner at Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP and in its employment, labour, occupational health and safety (OHS), and workers' compensation practices. Prior to joining the firm, Loretta worked at other national law firms and as the Manager of Legal Services and Corporate Policy with a municipality. She represents clients in resolving disputes and in proactive strategic planning and risk management initiatives. Loretta has defended employers and prime contractors in regulatory proceedings, appearing before the Alberta Labour Relations Board and all levels of court in Alberta.

Loretta has Hydrogen Sulphide Alive certification and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System training. She has been listed as a leading OHS practitioner in TheCanadian Legal Lexpert Directory and is recognized as a Best Lawyer for her workers' compensation board practice. She frequently speaks at professional conferences and in-house training sessions and has been published in national publications, such as  Canadian Occupational Safety.

Loretta holds an LL.B. from the University of Alberta, an M.A. in Political Science from York University, and a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Manitoba. She is called to the Alberta, British Columbia, and Northwest Territories Bars.

Tel: (403) 538-5042
Fax: (403) 538-5049
Email: lbouwmeester@mathewsdinsdale.com