- Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
- University of Calgary, B.A. (with distinction)
Lauren practises corporate-commercial civil litigation, with particular emphasis on class actions defence, securities litigation and product liability matters.
Lauren represents various companies facing class actions in a variety of circumstances, including claims of environmental property damages, securities, product liability and pensions and benefits. She has experience at all stages of a class proceeding, including certification motions, various procedural motions, and recently in a large common issues trial and appeal.
Lauren’s practice involves expedited hearings before the Ontario Securities Commission, oppression claims and corporate governance matters. She has experience with complex product liability cases, and has assisted companies with such claims in a multi-jurisdictional context. Lauren also has experience with international commercial arbitration.
Lauren has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, and has spent some time with Osler’s Calgary office, during which time she appeared before the Alberta courts. She joined Osler as a summer student in 2006 and returned to article with the firm in 2007. During her articles, Lauren was seconded to the enforcement branch of the Ontario Securities Commission.