Leadership | Litco Law

L.D. Todd Litwiniuk

Chief Executive Officer

Professional Background

Todd graduated from the University of Calgary with a degree in Political Science in 1991, and obtained his Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Wales in 1994. He was called to the bar by the Law Society of Alberta in 1995, and has worked at Litco Law ever since. Todd has focused on Catastrophic Injury and Fatality claims, Occupiers’ Liability and Motor Vehicle Accidents, although he also has experience in many other areas of the law.

Todd’s extensive advocacy experience includes:

Administrative Tribunals
Provincial Court (Civil, Criminal, and Family and Youth Divisions)
Court of Queen’s Bench
Judicial Dispute Resolution
Mediation

Todd is an active member of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, and he is devoted to protecting the rights of injured Albertans. As CEO of Litco Law, Todd is committed to making Litco Law the personal injury law firm of choice for all Albertans. His vision and dedication have contributed to the growth of the firm, without sacrificing the outstanding client service that Litco Law is known for. He is also a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), and a volunteer for the SAIT Legal Assistant Program Advisory Committee (PAC).

Personal Snapshot

When he’s not negotiating on behalf of Litco Law’s clients, Todd enjoys hockey, billiards, and weightlifting. Todd is also an avid golfer.

Phone: 403-569-6439
Email: [email protected]

Fredric J.R. Litwiniuk

Chief Executive Officer

Professional Background

Fred obtained a Bachelor of Laws with Honours in 1998 from Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, in the United Kingdom. He is an active member of the Law Society of Alberta, and practices in the area of Civil Litigation. His advocacy experience includes the appearances, mediations, and applications and trials at the Provincial Court (Civil, Criminal, and Family and Youth Divisions) and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.

In May 2017, Fred graduated with distinction with a dual MBA from Cornell and Queen’s Universities. He applies that business education in his role as the firm’s Joint CEO. Fred is passionate about delivering a world-class service experience to each and every client, and a similarly remarkable employment experience to team members at the firm. Fred lives our core value of Kindness by seeing the potential in everyone and supporting and challenging our team members to reach the highest standards, because he knows what incredible things they can achieve. .

Personal Snapshot

Fred enjoys weight training, watching hockey, golfing, learning new languages, traveling, cooking, and reading nonfiction – especially business books. He is also an accomplished vocalist, songwriter, recording artist, and music producer.

Phone: 403-569-6437
Email: [email protected]

Chris Beatty

President

Professional Background

Chris has over 15 years of leadership experience in Professional Service businesses, and focuses on enabling a high performance and aligned culture in order to create an unrivaled client experience. He is grateful for the opportunities he has had throughout his career to work for creative, people focused organizations - joining and building multiple teams that were consistently recognized locally and nationally for having innovative and employee focused cultures - and he has brought that same enthusiasm for team and client experience to Litco Law.

Chris brings a growth mindset to his role, always looking for that next big idea to transform the way we do business and make life better for our clients and our team. He is skilled in organizational growth and has successfully led a variety of expansion strategies including Mergers & Acquisitions, adding additional services offerings, regional expansion, and organic growth.

Personal Snapshot

Chris is known across the Litco Law team for his Empathy and Kindness. He always has an open door, gives excellent advice, and shows genuine care and kindness towards anyone who needs support. When not spending his free time with his wife and young family, Chris can be found on the golf course where he is an avid, but mediocre golfer.

Phone: 403-569-6446
Email: [email protected]

Tannis Stevens

Vice President, Operations

Born and raised in Calgary, Tannis and her two daughters reside here. A career insurance professional, Tannis brings twenty-plus years of litigation and insurance experience to Litco. She holds Chartered Insurance Professional and Canadian Risk Manager designations, while also having completed her Fellowship with the Insurance Institute of Canada. When away from work she can be found spending time with family and friends. Tannis is a champion of our core value of Ask Why. Her ability to see through problems and embrace innovation has been a driving force behind the superior client experience and exceptional culture at Litco Law.

Phone: 587-391-1122
Email: [email protected]

Paul MacDonald

Vice President, Finance and Technology

Originally from Ontario, raised in Calgary, Paul and his wife reside here with their young son. A career accounting professional, Paul brings ten-plus years of strategic accounting and corporate finance experience to Litco. He holds Certified Management Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant designations. When away from work he can be found spending time with family and friends enjoying the mountains mountain biking, hiking or trail running. Paul is a champion of our core value of Own it. He is relentless in his ability to see through problems and identify root cause issues. Paul is recognized in the industry for his desire to embrace technological innovations that create superior client experiences and enable our high-performance culture at Litco Law.

Phone: 587-393-8797
Email: [email protected]

Jonathan Noorduyn

Vice President, Legal and Managing Lawyer

Professional Background

Jonathan’s legal interest areas include:

  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
While in law school, Jonathan worked with Student Legal Services (SLS) to providing legal information and access to justice to low-income people in the Edmonton area. Working with SLS allowed Jonathan to experience a wide variety of civil actions. He continues to actively pursue professional development opportunities, including a recent seminar on Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of Hawaii.

Personal Snapshot

In addition to his volunteer commitments, Jonathan enjoys snowboarding, surfing, hiking and international travel. His interests also include improving his golf swing and watching a good Leafs game.

Phone: (403) 569-6438
Email: [email protected]