Education

Bar Admission

  • 2003 Admitted to Ontario Bar

Jennifer is a member of the firm’s Insurance Group.

She defends matters relating to complex personal injury, occupier’s liability, CGL claims, professional negligence, D&O claims, product liability and recall, property claims, and subrogated claims. She has worked for insurers and private clients alike.

In addition, Jennifer has expertise in cannabis litigation and regulatory compliance and has actively addressed the industry on the impact of recreational cannabis legalization on insurance policy coverage, and claims in both the insurance and broader industries, nationally and internationally.

Jennifer is committed to working with her clients in a collaborative approach to develop a litigation strategy that is mindful of their goals and needs as an organization. She is also committed to providing value-added services to her clients, including high quality continuing legal education seminars on topical legal developments and on preventative litigation topics

On A Personal Note...

Outside of the legal profession, you’ll likely find Jennifer, her husband, two energetic boys, and their dog Riley, outdoors playing sports, or walking around Toronto while enjoying all its culinary offerings.

Publications

  • 2020, “Eggs, Bacon, and a Side of Legalization: Insights into the Effect of Cannabis Legalization in Canada on Your Legal Practice”, OBA Institute, Presenter
  • January 2019, “Taking Stock: Product Recall in the Canadian Cannabis Sector”, Author
  • “The Impact of Cannabis Legalization on the Insurance Industry: Challenges, Changes, and Opportunity”, Author
  • “Trends in Cannabis Litigation and Risk in the International Markets”, Author
  • “Assessment of Thin and Crumbling Skull Claims”, Author
  • “Assessing Damages”, Author
  • “Contributory Negligence in Accidents Involving Left Turn Vehicles”, Author
  • “Critical Updates in Threshold Decisions”, Author
  • “Litigation Loans: Promoting “Access to Justice” at a High (Interest) Cost”, Author

Professional & Community Affiliations

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