Catherine McAteer is an immigration and employment lawyer in Calgary, Alberta. She studied geological engineering and law at Queen’s University.
Catherine began her legal career articling at Faskens LLP in Toronto and then clerked at the Alberta Court of Appeal and Court of Queen's Bench in Calgary. After clerking, she joined Macleod Dixon LLP (now Norton Rose) LLP as an associate where she practiced for 6 years in the areas of litigation and employment law. Seeing an opportunity for growth, she started a business immigration practice at the firm as a second-year associate.
In 2010, she joined a boutique HR law firm and in 2012, decided to try in house life with a private oilfield service company. In 2015, she started a solo practice to better balance work, family and life interests, which has now become Confluence Law (www.confluencelaw.ca).
Throughout her career, Catherine has advocated to provide accessible and transparent legal services to all clients. She especially enjoys working with individuals, small business and non-profit organizations in sport and the arts.