Melissa J. MacKewn

Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP

179 John St, Suite 800
Toronto, ON M5T 1X4
Phone: (416) 217-0840
Fax: (416) 217-0220
E-mail: [email protected]

Melissa is experienced litigation counsel with expertise in civil and regulatory securities cases, professional disciplinary matters and complex commercial litigation matters. She acts on a wide range of securities regulatory matters before the OSC, IIROC and the MFDA. She routinely represents clients in compliance and registrant regulation matters and enforcement investigations, settlements and contested proceedings involving such issues as insider trading, disclosure violations and market manipulation. She also acts as outside prosecution counsel on complex professional disciplinary matters before the CPAO. Melissa maintains an active complex commercial litigation practice, advising investors, registrants, issuers, officers, directors, underwriters and corporations on a variety of corporate and securities matters, including (defence-side) securities class actions, corporate and shareholder disputes, oppression remedies, proxy battles, corporate governance, breach of contract and professional negligence matters. Melissa is recognized by Lexpert® as one of the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. She has also been recognized as a leader in the field of securities litigation by Chambers Canada. Since 2017, she has been named one of the Top 25 Women in Litigation by Benchmark Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1997 (ON)
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