Dwayne Chomyn, K.C.

Dwayne frequently represents or supports employers in high-risk high-reward negotiations, designs strategic reorganizations with a view to providing employers with more favorable labour relations outcomes and platforms, and assists employers during certification efforts.




Dwayne provides in-house management training, strategic advice, and representation for public and private clients.

Dwayne represents a range of clients in the private sector, including the natural resource, transportation, communication, and food processing industries. He also has experience in providing legal services to governments at the municipal and provincial level and to a wide range of Crown and public agencies in healthcare, gaming, Crown-owned banking and educational institutions.

Dwayne has chaired public consultations and provided advice to Government Ministries in regards to Market Enhancement Recovery Funds (MERFs), Competitive Construction Initiatives and the Education Sector.

Dwayne is also a contributor to Principles of Administrative Law (Jones and deVillars), 2nd through 5th Editions, and is published in the Labour Arbitration Yearbook (Carswell).

Dwayne is a guest lecturer at the University of Alberta in topics including collective bargaining, negotiations, labour law, and human rights law.

University of Alberta, LLB, 1986
Bar Admission
Bar Admission
1987 (Alberta)
Law Society of Alberta Canadian Bar Association Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
  • Appointed King's Counsel
  • Prestigious AV Preeminent Rating, the highest awarded by Martindale Hubbell
  • Ranked in Chambers Canada in the Employment & Labour Law category (Alberta)
  • "Leading Senior Practitioner" status with Lexpert Canada in labour relations and employment law
  • Inclusion in "Best Lawyers in Canada" rankings for labour and employment law
  • "Top 100 Labour Lawyers in Canada"

In his free time, you can find Dwayne at his smoker working on new brisket recipes.

In his free time, you can find Dwayne at his smoker working on new brisket recipes.

Volunteer & Not-For-Profit Work
  • Volunteer board member with various non-profit community organizations
  • Director of a national ethnic association
  • Coach of children's recreational teams in the community
  • Provides pro bono or reduced fee legal services to certain non-profit agencies

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!