Chris Monfette



Erin Lux

Chris has been an associate lawyer at Neuman Thompson since being called to the bar in 2018. Chris practices in all areas of labour and employment law, including collective bargaining, certification drives, human rights complaints, wrongful dismissal claims, privacy law, and labour arbitration. Chris has experience representing employers in both the public and private sector, including post-secondary institutes, municipalities, heavy equipment companies, health care operators, long term care facilities, and manufacturing companies.  Chris has experience at all levels of Court in Alberta as well as representing clients before the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal, Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner, the Alberta Labour Relations Board, and in OHS matters. 

Chris graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2017. During school Chris was President of one of the faculty’s recreational hockey teams, the Litigators. He also represented the University of Alberta in the 2016 Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada (HACC) at the University of Toronto, following an in-house competition at the Faculty of Law.

Prior to earning his Juris Doctor, Chris earned his Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Alberta’s School of Business, majoring in Finance.

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta Juris Doctor, University of Alberta
Bar Admission
2018 (Alberta)
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers

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Meet Our Team

Our firm is built around labour and employment law. In fact, it’s all we do. We surround ourselves with lawyers who can be relied on to produce quality work every day and to be on hand to assist in complicated matters. We have expertise working with a variety of industries, including natural resources, professional services, public sector, tech and more. Check out our team to learn more!