Alison provides senior advisory counsel to the Firm on strategic initiatives, with a particular emphasis on the advancement of women in the legal profession, client relationship management, and lawyer development. Alison serves as an advisory member on the Firm's Executive Committee and was Chief Client Relations/Marketing Officer for 22 years. She was instrumental in increasing the Firm's focus on client feedback and ensuring that client teams, service delivery, training and operations benefit from intelligence gained through that process. Alison brings a big picture, client-centric perspective to her advisory role. In 2018, she received the LMA Eastern Canada Award in recognition of her contributions to the Firm, the legal community and the community at large.