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 disputes and provides crisis response and risk management advice to public companies and their directors and officers. 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. She advises a wide range of capital market participants, including financial institutions, accounting firms, and public issuers and their directors and officers.
Andrea has successfully argued cases at all levels of court, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada, and is recognized by Benchmark Canada as one of the Top 25 Women in Litigation in Canada.
Andrea participates actively in the Firm’s pro bono and diversity initiatives and teaches written advocacy. She is also a member of the Blakes Partnership Committee.