Amber Blair is an articling student in Smart & Biggar’s Calgary office. She recently completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Calgary. Throughout law school she volunteered with a number of organizations and clubs including Pro Bono Students Canada (QB Amicus Project), Student Legal Assistance, the Environmental Law Society (President), the Moot Times: The University of Calgary Faculty of Law Newspaper (Executive), and the Student Ambassador Program.
Prior to starting her legal career, Amber obtained her M.Sc. in inorganic chemistry from the University of British Columbia and her B.Sc. in chemistry from Saint Mary’s University. After finishing her chemistry degrees, Amber worked as a Laboratory Technician in the General Chemistry Teaching Laboratories at Simon Fraser University and as a Scientific Communications and Publishing Coordinator at STEMCELL Technologies.
- Industry Involvement
- In the Media
- Canadian Bar Association
- “Kinetic pathway for interfacial electron transfer from a semiconductor to a molecule” (co-authors: K. Hu, E.J. Piechota, P.A. Schauer, R.N. Sampaio, F.G.L. Parlane, G.J. Meyer, and C.P. Berlinguette), Nature Chemistry, June 2016, Vol. 8, p. 853
- “Crystal structure of 2-azido-1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)-1,3,2-diazaphospholidine” (co-authors: A.J. Veinot and J.D. Masuda), Acta Crystallographica, May 2017, Vol. E73, p. 905-907
- “1-(2,4,6-Triisopropylphenyl)ethenone” (co-authors: Hendsbee, A.D., Masuda, J.D.), Acta Crystallogr. Section E., 2011, Vol. 67, p. 10