161 Bay St, Fl 27, TD Canada Trust Twr, PO Box 508, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1999 (ON); 1998 (NS)
Heather advises public and private corporations and has acted as lead counsel before courts and tribunals in arbitrations, mediation, dispute resolution, and strategy and in teaching, writing, and development of law. She is the lead partner of our Toronto office and has represented clients throughout Canada, Europe, and the USA. She has appeared before the Courts of Ontario, Nova Scotia, Alberta, British Columbia, and Finland, as well as the Federal Court, federal and provincial tribunals, and mediations and arbitrations (nationally and internationally). Heather is recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Canada in the transportation industry by Best Lawyers and Lexpert®. She is Vice-Chair of the International and Transportation committees for the International Association of Defence Counsel, and was faculty at the IADC Trial Academy at Stanford University. In 2020, she served as President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association and a representative at large for the Transportation Lawyers Association where she received the Distinguished Service Award. Heather is a member of the Transportation Intermediaries Association and Conference of Freight Counsel. She regularly contributes articles, presents at conferences, and authors the Legal Column for the Private Motor Carrier magazine.