Cerise is an experienced and business-minded corporate and commercial lawyer. She has extensive private practice and in-house counsel experience, working with a variety of clients on a wide range of legal matters.
Former firms & in-house roles:
President’s Choice Financial (part of Loblaw Companies Limited); CIBC Mellon; Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP; McMillan LLP
Cerise has significant experience drafting and negotiating sophisticated contracts and provides strategic legal advice in relation to general corporate matters, financial services, privacy, employment, outsourcing agreements, technology, retail banking, payments and regulatory compliance.
Cerise also advises on matters in relation to marketing and advertising, consumer protection and managing legal and reputational risk. She has been instrumental in advising in the nationwide launch of numerous commercial and banking products and services.
In private practice, Cerise represented a diverse group of clients, including both borrowers and lenders, and regularly provided legal advice on various general commercial matters, mergers and acquisitions, dissolutions, debt financings, cross border and domestic financings, secured lending, public-private partnerships and asset-based lending.
Osgoode Hall Law School, (LL.B.) 2004
York University, (B.A.Hons., Sociology – Specialization in Law in Society) 2001