Andrea leads the Toronto 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 also advises on the professional liability, indemnification and insurance of directors and officers and defends accounting firms in connection with auditors’ liability matters.
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, accounting firms, and public issuers.
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 50 Women in Litigation in Canada.
Andrea participates actively in the Firm’s pro bono and diversity initiatives and teaches written advocacy. She is the practitioner faculty lead for the Osgoode Hall Annual Course on Written Advocacy. Andrea writes and speaks frequently about securities litigation and class action topics and is a member of the Ontario Bar Association Class Action Bench and Bar Committee.