22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
Commercial litigation partner who specializes in litigation and advisory work in estate, trust, and capacity matters. Danielle is experienced in highly complex matters such as succession problems with private corporations, high net worth, multi-jurisdictional issues, multiple wills, and highly disputed matters. Represents institutions, charities/not-for-profit, high-net-worth families, fiduciaries, and beneficiaries. Experienced in a wide range of court proceedings, including specialized applications for advice and directions, interpretations, removals, passing of accounts, etc. Litigates and advises on mental capacity, powers of attorney, and guardianships, including both personal care and property. Experienced in the administration of complex trusts and estates. Advises institutions on aging and vulnerable investors, joint assets, etc. Certified as a Specialist in Estates and Trusts law by the Law Society of Ontario, past Chair of the OBA’s Trusts and Estates Executive, STEP member, and speaker. Since 2009 selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Trusts and Estates. LLB from Dalhousie University; called to the Ontario Bar in 1999.