Janice practises in a broad range of complex civil, regulatory and cross-border litigation. She has been recognized as one of Canada’s top trial lawyers. She is consistently ranked as top counsel by Lexpert, Best Lawyers and Benchmark Canada. Most recently, she was invited to be a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
Janice routinely represents clients in high-stakes litigation. Many of her cases involve complicated fact scenarios and unique legal arguments. For example, she acted as lead counsel on one of Canada’s most prominent insider trading cases.
Janice has extensive experience dealing with securities regulators, including the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA). In addition to representing individual and institutional clients, Janice has been retained by regulatory bodies across the country to provide expert advice.
In addition to her securities law practice, Janice represents clients in corporate commercial and administrative law cases. Her previous cases include, for example: representing professionals on allegations of misconduct; representing a lead prosecutor in a law society investigation; representing a major financial institution in an oppression remedy case; representing a large public company during an investigation of fraud involving multiple civil lawsuits and regulatory proceedings. She has also advised clients in wrongful dismissal suits, contractual disputes, quasi-criminal matters, and directors’ and officers’ liability claims.