Craig W. Neuman, K.C.

Professional Practice

  • Represents a range of management-side clients in all areas of employment and labour law
  • Clients include public and private sector; government at the provincial and municipal level, various public agencies, health care employers, and educational institutions; private sector clients include industrial, manufacturing, resource, transportation, communication and retail undertakings
  • Provides advice, representation and advocacy in areas of collective bargaining, collective agreement arbitration, interest arbitration, labour relations board proceedings, employment standards claims, wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights complaints, workers' compensation appeal proceedings and related legal matters
  • Has appeared before courts at all levels, arbitration tribunals, labour relations boards, workers' compensation tribunals, employment standards umpires and human rights tribunals


  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
  • Canadian Industrial Relations Association


  • Appointed Queen's Counsel (2008)
  • Prestigious "A-V" Attorney rating, the highest awarded by Martindale Hubbell
  • Ranked as Band 1 in Chambers Canada in the Employment & Labour law category (Alberta).
  • "Leading Senior Practitioner" status with Lexpert Canada in labour relations, employment law and workplace human rights fields
  • Inclusion in "Best Lawyers in Canada" rankings for labour and employment law.

Teaching and Training

  • Prepares and presents papers, and speaks regularly at conferences and seminars dealing with labour and employment law topics
  • Guest lecturer at the University of Alberta Law School in Labour Law, Labour Arbitration and Human Rights Law courses.

Community Contributions

  • Volunteer board member with various non-profit community organizations
  • Coach, manager and parent volunteer with children's recreational teams and youth groups in the community
  • Provides pro bono (at no fee or at reduced fees) legal services to non-profit agencies.

Contact Information




Law School: University of Alberta (LLB, 1982)

Year of Call
1983 - Alberta