Margaret L. Waddell brings to her clients 28 years of experience in successfully prosecuting and resolving Class Actions and Complex Civil Disputes. She is called to the Bar in both Ontario and Alberta. Margaret is recognized as a leading lawyer in the field of class actions, and has acted as class counsel on a number of prominent cases in this field. She is regularly sought out to lead on class actions, or to partner with other firms who need additional bench strength, and lawyers often refer their own clients’ class actions to her to prosecute. Margaret’s skill at focusing on key issues and her established credibility before the courts is greatly valued by her clients and referring lawyers. In addition, Margaret is a skilled mediator who can help litigants reach sensible solutions to their disputes. Margaret focuses her practice on achieving quality results for her clients, creatively, efficiently and, importantly, in a cost-effective manner. She has broad experience in solving all manner of commercial conflicts, including contract disputes, insurance and professional liability claims, shareholder disputes, and other commercial controversies. Margaret is also recognized for her particularly strong advocacy before the Court of Appeal.