Joanna Rosengarten
Joanna Rosengarten
(416) 601-7556
(416) 868-0673
66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2004
Partner in the firm’s Environmental group in Toronto and is involved in a broad range of environmental legal matters. Regularly advises clients on compliance with existing and proposed environmental legislation, environmental permitting issues, spills and releases of contaminants, federal and provincial environmental assessments, and the rehabilitation and redevelopment of contaminated sites. She is involved in corporate transactions, including drafting of environmental remediation agreements and advising on various issues related to the allocation of environmental liability, and practises in the area of climate change and energy law. She has negotiated and drafted emissions trading agreements and advises on issues related to obligations arising under greenhouse gas legislation. She also advises on the defence of environmental prosecutions. Ranked as a Lawyer to Watch (Environmental Law) in a recent edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers and is listed in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Environmental Law) and in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Environmental Law). She is a former adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and received a BSc (Hons.) from Queen’s University and a JD from the University of Toronto.
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