MaryRose is an experienced, broadly trained corporate / commercial and litigation lawyer with demonstrated success in both the in-house and private practice environments.
Commercial; Data Security; Employment; Litigation; Regulatory Law
Former firms & in-house roles:
Zuber & Company; Zarek Taylor Grossman Hanrahan LLP; Brunner and Lundy LLP; Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP; Canada Cartage
MaryRose is an innovative, forward-thinking, solution-oriented, customer-centric, problem-solver. She synthesizes her knowledge of substantive law with business reality, strategic thinking and excellent judgement to offer solutions to businesses and clients that balance desired outcomes with legal risk and costs. Her experience includes contract drafting, dispute resolution, negotiations, project management, litigation, statutory and regulatory advice, and risk management. She also has experience in substantive legal areas including torts, contracts, transportation, insurance, procurement, negligence, e-discovery, commercial, employment, privacy, and intellectual property law.
MaryRose has exceptional communication and writing skills and can efficiently navigate the day-to-day demands of business stakeholders. She prides herself on being able to quickly grasp and understand corporate business structures, people and cultures so she may suggest a range of solutions to mitigate corporate risk within a prescribed budget. She is a strong leader that is at the same time a team player, capable of developing supportive relationships to achieve efficient and best outcomes. MaryRose is passionate about learning how legal technology and ops can improve legal deliverables in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
University of New South Wales (Masters of Commerce, Information Management) 2005
Queen’s University (LL.B., Law) 1997
McMaster University (M.A., International and Canadian Politics) 1994
McGill University (B.A. Hons., Political Science) 1993