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Melissa Feriozzo

Melissa Feriozzo
Melissa Feriozzo How to pronounce this name. (she, her, hers) Staff Lawyer | Toronto
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Recent matters in which Melissa has been involved include representing:

  • Canadian and international accounting firms in civil claims alleging improper conduct of audits, including claims brought by audit clients, receivers, and shareholders/unitholders of audit clients

  • A large accounting firm in an OSC enforcement proceeding and related class and other civil actions alleging contraventions of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards in connection with its audits of a group of investment funds

  • An Ontario broker-dealer in an IIROC enforcement proceeding alleging misuse of and failure to safeguard confidential information

  • Financial institutions, financial advisors, brokers and dealers regarding civil and regulatory allegations of unsuitable investment advice and other claims of negligence, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty

  • An insurance company in a class action brought on behalf of 73,000 policyholders alleging misrepresentation of management and performance of a segregated fund product

Professional Activities

Melissa is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.

Education

Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2017
JD, Queen's University – 2016
BSc (High Distinction), University of Toronto – 2012

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