David McKenzie, Corporate Secretary/General Counsel
David McKenzie practices in several commercial law areas at ProVenture Law LLP. He advises small and mid-sized enterprises in the areas of public and private corporate finance, exempt market securities offerings, bank financings, business and asset acquisitions and dispositions, commercial transactions, secured lending and foreclosure on secured debt. David is experienced in the exempt securities market, including having acted as the Chief Compliance Officer for an Exempt Market Dealer.
David articled with a major national law firm and initially practised in commercial litigation. After 3 years of practice, David joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as a Foreign Service Officer, practising law in the Trade Law Division in Ottawa and acting as a Commercial Secretary in the Canadian Embassy in Venezuela, focusing on the petroleum sector. David returned to private legal practice in Calgary in 2000, and is a volunteer Vice-President and Director of the Calgary Children’s Cottage Society and youth hockey coach. David has previously volunteered in the capacity of President and Director of the Calgary Multicultural Centre, as a Member of the United Way Cabinet, and as a Past Instructor of the Alberta Bar Admission Course.
University of Regina, B. Admin., 1991
University of Saskatchewan, LL.B., 1992
Call to Bar:
Member of the Law Society of Alberta
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Calgary Bar Association