Nicola is an Ontario based Senior Commercial Lawyer with almost 30 years of experience in a number of industries.
Automotive; CASL Anti-Spam Legislation; Commercial; Litigation and Claims Management; Privacy; Product Liability, Franchising
Former firms & in-house roles:
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP; Honda Canada Inc.; Toyota Canada Inc.; Hyundai Capital Canada Inc.; Volkswagen Group Canada Inc.; Dairy Farmers of Ontario; Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada
Nicola is a committed and strategic professional offering experience and skill in innovative and practical problem solving and finding unique and effective solutions to issues affecting clients. She maintains a positive and collaborative attitude in the work environment and has demonstrated quality and leadership skills. Her experience includes working with clients to review, draft and/or negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, including among other things, licensing, distribution, leasing, general good and services (supply) agreements, advertising agency and media services arrangements, promotional arrangements, confidentiality and NDAs, independent contractor and consulting arrangements. She has experience advising clients on various business issues, related to regulatory matters, licensing, competition, privacy, CASL, and sales and marketing arrangements or strategies, risk, employments issues, etc. Additionally, Nicola has managed claims and complex litigation.
Nicola has strong and broad experience dealing with complex legal and regulatory matters and managing and advising on routine issues affecting organizations. She works tirelessly to achieve success, always takes initiative and works to achieve results consistent with various corporate objectives.
University of Windsor, (LL.B.) 1990
University of Toronto, (B.A.) 1985