Laura has extensive advocacy experience, specializing in commercial and securities litigation, and defending class actions. Laura has litigated major class actions for many companies, including in the areas of securities and secondary market misrepresentation claims, product liability, environmental, and employment matters such as post-retirement benefits and overtime pay. Her cases include acting as counsel in a large class action trial and on appeal, and acting as counsel in expedited hearings before the Ontario Securities Commission. Laura also advises clients in investigations and regulatory matters. Laura won the Treasurer’s Medal for highest marks in the Ontario Bar admission course, and clerked for the judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. At the start of her career, Laura worked at a prominent criminal defence firm.