Jonathan Liteplo  


Executive Summary

Jonathan is recognized as a leading practitioner in energy and utilities regulation.

His practice is focused on representing proponents, owners and operators of energy and utility infrastructure, providing counsel on all matters relating to electricity, oil and gas, water and wastewater, and mining industries before regulatory authorities and the courts.

He represents clients in relation to:

  • utility tolls and tariffs
  • performance based rate regulation
  • energy infrastructure permitting
  • environmental assessment
  • land use planning
  • electricity generating and transmission facilities
  • oil and gas production, processing and pipeline facilities
  • LNG facilities
  • oil sands projects

Jonathan's clients include:

  • owners of regulated electricity, water and wastewater facilities
  • owners of generating facilities
  • transporters and shippers of natural gas and crude oil
  • oil and gas producers
  • midstream operators
  • oil sands producers
  • buyers and owners under power purchase arrangements
  • regulated and unregulated retailers of electricity and natural gas services
  • energy marketers
  • energy importers/exporters
  • mining companies
  • petrochemical companies

Jonathan has broad experience working on projects requiring federal and provincial environmental assessments and wide-ranging public and First Nations consultation. He has represented energy and utility clients in disputes involving other industry participants.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers Canada – Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business (Energy: Provincial Regulatory, Alberta)
  • Recognized in the 2018 (and since 2003) edition of Canadian Legal Lexpert®  Directory (Energy, Electricity)
  • Recognized in the 2018 (and since 2014) edition of Canadian Legal Lexpert®  Directory (Energy, Oil and Gas)
  • Recognized in the 2018 edition of the Lexpert® Special Edition on Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers
  • Recognized in the 2016 edition of the Lexpert® Canada's Leading Energy Lawyers
  • Recognized in the 2016 edition of the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Energy, Electricity, Oil & Gas)
  • Recognized in the 2019 (and since 2008) edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Energy Regulatory)
  • Selected to Lexpert's Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 in 2002