Part-Time Members

Laura Safran

Ms. Safran, Q. C. is a senior partner at the law firm Davis LLP in Calgary specializing in corporate and commercial, intellectual property and technology law. She is also the head of Davis LLP's national aviation law practice, and co-head of their education law practice. Prior to that, she was a partner at Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP from 1996 to 2010. She has held other executive positions as vice-president, law and corporate secretary of Canadian Airlines International from 1989 to 1995. Ms. Safran is a member of the law societies of Alberta and British Columbia. She holds an L.L.M. (doctorate of jurisprudence program) from Columbia University, an L.L.M. from the London School of Economics, an L.L.B. from Osgoode Hall, York University, and a bachelor of arts with distinction from the University of Alberta. She was named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women by The Globe and Mail in 2004, as well as one of the leading women lawyers in Canada in 2009 by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.