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Adrienne S. Wong LL.B., Associate

Adrienne joined Rose LLP to focus on complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Adrienne was Litigation Counsel in the Enforcement Division at the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC). At the ASC, she prosecuted significant fraud cases, including "pump and dump" and Ponzi schemes, led successful asset-tracing and freezing efforts, and represented the ASC outside the enforcement regime on regulatory compliance related matters.

Previously, Adrienne practiced as an associate with a national law firm in commercial litigation where she advised clients in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency, natural resources and energy, regulatory, and securities litigation.

Adrienne has appeared as counsel before the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Northwest Territories Public Utilities Board. Adrienne has also appeared as lead counsel in prosecutions of securities offences before the Provincial Court of Alberta and has significant experience before the regulatory tribunals of the ASC.

Professional Affiliations

Executive Member of the Canadian Bar Association Civil Litigation Section – Alberta South

Member of the Law Society of Alberta

Member of the Advocates' Society

Member of the Association of Women Lawyers

Representative Work

  • Counsel to financial institutions on tracing and recovery of proceeds of fraud
  • Counsel on numerous hearing and trials involving misrepresentations, fraud and market manipulation allegations
  • Counsel on a successful judicial review application before the Court of Queen's Bench and Alberta Court of Appeal involving constitutional challenges to the Securities Act
  • Counsel to receivers, managers, monitors and trustees in bankruptcy on a variety of matters

Community Involvement

  • Advising lawyer to Student Legal Assistance, University of Calgary
  • Civil Claims Duty Counsel, Pro Bono Law Alberta
  • Volunteer with the Canadian Society for the Investigation of Child Abuse

Contact Information

403 776 0534

Areas of Expertise

Securities Litigation

Administrative Law

Fraud and Asset Recovery

Year of Call

2011 (Alberta)

Education

University of Calgary, LL.B., 2010

University of British Columbia, B.A., Political Science and Psychology (with Distinction), 2004

Languages Spoken

French and Mandarin