Kate’s commercial litigation practice focuses on capital markets and the securities industry. Her work has included complex corporate/commercial, class action, bankruptcy, professional discipline, employment, fraud, intellectual property and defamation issues. She has appeared before all levels of the Ontario courts and the British Columbia Supreme Court, and has represented clients in private arbitrations.
Kate’s regulatory practice is primarily focused on investigations and proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association, though her regulatory work has also included appearances before the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Municipal Board.
In 2018, Kate was recognized by Benchmark Canada as one of the top litigation lawyers under 40 in Canada. She was also recognized by Benchmark Canada as a Future Litigation Star.
Speaker and Author, “CSA Proposed Best Interest Standard”, OBA Securities Litigation in the Regulatory Environment, October 23, 2017
Member, Advocates’ Society, Securities Litigation Practice Group
Member, Advocates’ Society, +10 Standing Committee
Mentor, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
Called to the Bar – 2008
Successfully completed the New York State Bar Examinations
LL.B., University of Toronto – 2007
B.Sc.(Hons) McMaster University