Margaret L. Waddell has over 30 years of experience in successfully prosecuting and resolving class actions and complex civil disputes. She is called to the Bar in Ontario and Alberta. Margaret is recognized as a leading lawyer in Class Actions having acted as class counsel on many precedent-setting cases in this field. She is regularly sought out to lead on class actions, or to partner with other firms who need additional bench strength, and lawyers often refer their clients’ class actions to her to prosecute. Margaret’s skill at focusing on key issues and her established credibility before the courts is greatly valued by her clients and referring lawyers. Margaret is a Bencher of the Law Society of Ontario, and a former Adjunct Professor of law at Queen’s University, where she taught class action practice and procedure. She continues to guest lecture at other universities and for a wide variety of CPD. Margaret focuses her practice on achieving quality results for her clients, creatively, efficiently and, importantly, in a cost-effective manner. She has broad experience in solving all manner of commercial conflicts, including contract disputes, insurance and professional liability claims, shareholder disputes, and other commercial controversies.