Apr 3, 2023
With more than 20 years of experience as a litigation partner at a leading Vancouver-based law firm, Teresa’s practice focuses on securities litigation and regulation, as well as securities class action defence. She has represented clients in securities regulatory matters, investigations and enforcement hearings before various provincial securities commissions, which have included allegations of insider trading, illegal distributions, market manipulation, discretionary trading, suitability matters, and fraud. Teresa regularly works with registration requirements under securities legislation with regard to trading in securities.
Teresa’s work also involves multiple shareholder disputes, hostile take-over bids and proxy fights, and contested plans of arrangement. She has advised special committees during transactional matters and internal investigations, including whistleblower complaints, as well as financial institutions and investment advisors, including in broker-dealer litigation.
Teresa has consistently been recognized as a leading lawyer in securities litigation by several national ranking agencies, including Lexpert, Chambers and Best Lawyers.
“Teresa’s stellar reputation and track record of achieving excellent results for clients in securities and regulatory litigation matters will be of tremendous value to our corporate clients in British Columbia and nationally,” says Mark Longo, Managing Partner of the firm’s Vancouver office. “We welcome Teresa to our growing Vancouver litigation team and look forward to her valuable contributions and leadership on behalf of the firm’s client base in the years to come.”
“Teresa’s energy, dedication to client service, and deep expertise in securities regulation and litigation add further strength to our national team,” says Sonia Bjorkquist, partner and National Chair, Litigation.