Renn M. Moodley


Renn Moodley
, a seasoned litigator, concentrates his practice on civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on Construction Law and Commercial Litigation. His practice also encompasses Employment Law and Debt Recovery, two areas where he has garnered substantial experience. Renn has represented clients at all levels of Court in Alberta and has been extensively involved in complex Arbitrations.

Construction Law

In his Construction Law practice, Renn regularly acts for institutional clients, owners and contractors in disputes arising from construction projects. These disputes often involve claims for breach of contract, delays, deficiencies and builders’ liens. Renn has represented clients in significant multi-party litigation involving major construction projects in Alberta. 

Renn regularly provides clients with advice and guidance in respect of pre-construction matters including the preparation of construction contracts and contract administration. Renn’s years of experience with construction litigation assists him with identifying potential issues early into a construction project which provides his clients with the opportunity to take steps to reduce risk and mitigate potential losses. 

Commercial Litigation

Renn’s Commercial Litigation practice is centered on representing businesses of all sizes in shareholder and contract disputes, partnership disputes, and litigation arising from mergers and acquisitions.

Employment Law

In his Employment Law practice, Renn provides strategic advice to both employers and employees on a range of employment issues, including wrongful dismissals, human rights claims and the duty to accommodate. Renn also assists employers in negotiating and drafting employment agreements and implementing best practices in the workplace.

Debt Recovery and Realization

Renn routinely represents financial institutions in respect of debt recovery, realization, and insolvency matters.

Commitment to Firm and Profession

Within the firm, Renn is highly involved in a variety of committees and activities. He has been a long-standing member of Witten’s management committee, and he mentors and supervises articling students and associates.

As a compliment to his civil litigation practice, Renn has presented at numerous seminars in connection with construction law matters for the Canadian Bar Association and the Legal Education Society of Alberta.


  • University of Alberta, B.A. with Distinction (1999)
  • University of Alberta, LL.B. (2003)
P: 780-441-3238 F: 780-429-2559
Year of Call Alberta, 2004