Valerie Prather's professional negligence practice concentrates on representing physicians before the courts when they are sued for medical negligence. In addition, she provides assistance to physicians in dealing with professional conduct issues before the College of Physicians and Surgeons and various hospital administrative tribunals.
Valerie is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Cummings School of Medicine at the University of Calgary with a focus on medico-legal risk management and a frequent lecturer at Grand Rounds and medical conferences.
In 2013, Valerie was named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. She was also the recipient of the Women in Law Leadership Award for Leadership in Private Practice. In 2016, she was appointed as Queen's Counsel.