22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2003 (ON)
Cherie is a partner and National Leader of Indigenous Law in the firm’s Toronto office. She has an Indigenous law practice with a focus on commercial real estate, energy development, and economic development for First Nations. She provides strategic counsel to several First Nations seeking to fulfill their business development objectives. Cherie also provides counsel to industry clients seeking to develop projects with First Nations and/or to understand the legal considerations relevant to Canada, and with respect to the constitutionally protected interests of the Indigenous nations with which Canada shares its land and jurisdiction. Cherie has received the Lexpert Zenith Award, recognizing women’s contributions in the law. She was named one of Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. Cherie is both Mohawk and Ojibway from the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte and Wiikwemkoong Unceded Indian Territory. Cherie is a noted speaker, having presented on topics relevant to Aboriginal economic development and energy development across Canada since 2009. She was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2003.