Lara Jackson is experienced litigation counsel with expertise in securities litigation, class action defence and corporate/commercial disputes. Lara has acted in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters including securities and competition class actions, shareholder disputes, contract disputes, directors’ and officers’ liability, and insolvency proceedings. She has significant experience in transactional litigation arising from contested shareholders’ meetings, proxy fights, take-over bids and plans of arrangement and also regularly represents market participants in Canadian and cross-border civil and regulatory proceedings and investigations. Lara has appeared as counsel in all levels of court in Ontario, British Columbia and Yukon, and before administrative tribunals including the Ontario Securities Commission. She is an active member of the legal community as a member of the OSC Securities Proceedings Advisory Committee, the OBA Civil Litigation and Class Actions executives and a volunteer with the LSO duty counsel program. Lara is a member of her firm’s Executive Committee and a Deputy Chair of the advocacy group. Lara is also recognized by Chambers Canada, Best Lawyers and Benchmark Canada.