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New Calgary partner for McMillan

Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 12:42 PM | By John Chunn


Adam C. Maerov, office management partner of McMillan LLP’s Calgary office, announced that Jody L. Wivcharuk has joined the firm as a partner in the oil and gas group.

According to the firm’s press release, Wivcharuk, also a member of McMillan’s competition and antitrust group, will advise on competition law and foreign investment review matters affecting the oil and gas industry.

“Jody’s extensive experience is a great addition to our team,” said Maerov. “She has played a leading role in the development of Alberta’s oil and gas sector for more than 20 years. When it comes to innovative structures in conventional and unconventional resources, Jody has seen it all.”

Wivcharuk’s work largely involves buying and selling assets and companies, developing projects and negotiating commercial agreements. She has worked with a wide variety of industry participants on all aspects of the energy chain, from exploration and production to processing and transportation of all petroleum substances, including liquefied natural gas.

With extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, Wivcharuk is also recognized for her strong track record in securing regulatory approvals from the Competition Bureau and the Investment Review Division of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada. 

She has assisted clients in a wide array of subsectors, from smaller startup companies to larger national and international companies such as oil and gas producers, midstream companies, mining companies, cleantech companies, equipment manufacturers, service companies, marketing and trading companies and private capital sponsors.