McMillan Welcomes Jody L. Wivcharuk  

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February 2020

Adam C. Maerov, Office Management Partner of McMillan LLP’s Calgary office, is pleased to announce that Jody L. Wivcharuk has joined the firm as a partner in the Oil and Gas Group. Also a member of McMillan’s Competition and Antitrust Group, Jody’s practice will include advising 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 Adam 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.”

Jody’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 LNG.

With extensive experience in M&A, Jody 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. “Jody strengthens McMillan’s Competition and Antitrust Group’s national presence, providing a senior partner in Calgary to complement its extensive team in Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver,” said James B. Musgrove, Co-Chair of McMillan’s Competition and Antitrust Group.

Jody has assisted clients in a wide array of sub-sectors, 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.

Named a leading lawyer in Acritas Star for 2018 and 2019, Jody was also recognized in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 Canada as a recommended energy lawyer.

Jody can be reached at 403.531.8733 or by email at