Andrea leads the Firm's Securities Litigation group. Her practice focuses on complex litigation with a capital markets dimension, including securities class actions, litigation relating to public disclosures and financial products, regulatory enforcement, and investigations.
Andrea frequently coordinates with counsel in other jurisdictions in multijurisdictional and cross-border matters and provides crisis response and risk management advice to public companies. She advises on the professional liability, indemnification and insurance of directors and officers. She also frequently represents accounting firms in connection with civil and regulatory professional responsibility claims and investigations.
Andrea represents defendants to competition and benchmark-related class actions when securities or financial products are at issue. Her clients include a wide range of capital market participants, including financial institutions, public issuers and professional services firms.
Andrea has successfully argued cases at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Divisional Court, and the Superior Court of Justice including the Commercial List. She has been repeatedly recognized by Benchmark Canada as one of the Top Women in Litigation in Canada.
Andrea participates actively in pro bono and diversity initiatives. She is the practitioner faculty lead for the Osgoode Hall annual course on written advocacy and is a member of the Ontario Bar Association Class Action Bench and Bar Committee. She speaks and writes frequently about class action and securities litigation topics and is sought out as a commentator on legal developments and legislative reforms in these areas.