Anne Tardif is a litigation partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. Fluently bilingual, she represents individuals, professionals, private companies and public entities in both English and French. Anne has a general litigation practice that cuts across practice areas including commercial and procurement cases, professional liability matters, tax, and constitutional and public law. Anne also represents health professionals in medical defence litigation and professional disciplinary proceedings. Anne has argued cases before the SCC and before all levels of court in Alberta and Ontario, as well as the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Tax Court of Canada. She has represented clients in arbitrations and before administrative and regulatory tribunals, including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. Anne started her career clerking for the Honourable Michel Bastarache at the Supreme Court of Canada and has experience working in the private sector and for the government. Anne is regularly asked to speak on issues of commercial and public law, and she sits on a number of committees relating to minority language rights and e-discovery. She taught trial advocacy at the University of Ottawa for many years.