Erica Hennessey

Erica M. Hennessey

Calgary - Associate Work+1 403 260-5635

Areas of Practice

Corporate Tax Planning
Personal Tax Planning
Representation and Litigation

Erica practises in all areas of taxation law. She joined Felesky Flynn in 2017. Prior to joining Felesky Flynn LLP she articled and practised at a national law firm in Calgary. She received her Juris Doctor and her Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) from Dalhousie University.

Professional History

Joined Felesky Flynn LLP, 2017
Admitted as a member of the Law Society of Alberta, 2015

Educational History

CPA Canada: In Depth Tax Course – Levels I, II and III
Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Dalhousie, 2014
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm), University of Dalhousie, 2010

Memberships and Associations

Member, Law Society of Alberta
Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society
Member, Calgary Bar Association

Publications and Presentations

“Macdonald v. The Queen – When it Comes to Hedging, No One Cares What You Intended,” Tax Litigation (Federated Press), Volume XXI, No. 3, 2018 (co-authored)
“Preparing for the Federal Carbon Tax Backstop”, Canadian Bar Association (Alberta), Taxation Non-Specialists Group Presentation, October 2018 (co-presented)
“Preparing for the Federal Carbon Tax Backstop”, Canadian Petroleum Tax Society, October 2018 (co-presented)
“It’s Not Easy Being Green – The Federal Carbon Pricing Backstop”, 2018 Prairie Provinces Tax Conference, (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2018)
“Friends Don’t Let Friends Get Assessed Under Section 160”, Tax for the Owner-Manager, vol. 18, no. 1, January 2018
“A Lesson in Restraint: BP Canada’s Tax Accrual Working Papers are Beyond the Reach of the Minister”, Corporate Structures and Groups (Toronto: Federated Press, 2017) Volume XIV, No. 3, 16 to 19.
“An Overview of the New Private Corporation Tax Proposals”, Canadian Bar Association (Alberta), Tax Non-Specialists Group Presentation, October 2017
“Another Reason to Avoid Shareholder Benefits”, Canadian Tax Focus, vol. 6, no. 1, February 2016