Lisa has represented clients in complex, high-profile civil and commercial disputes in a wide range of areas, including construction, contracts, Crown liability and employment, with a particular focus on class actions. She also has experience advocating on behalf of clients in family law disputes, criminal proceedings and estates litigation matters. Prior to joining Waddell Phillips PC as an associate in 2017, Lisa summered and articled at Crown Law Office – Civil, the central litigation office of the Government of Ontario, and practiced at a leading commercial litigation boutique in Toronto. Lisa regularly volunteers as Duty Counsel with Pro Bono Law Ontario, assisting self-represented litigants before the Superior Court. She also serves as an executive member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Class Action Section.
Lisa’s practice focuses on civil litigation, primarily in the area of class proceedings. She has experience representing both class members and defendants in various areas including institutional abuse, employment, securities, commercial and crown liability.
Lisa also has extensive construction law experience, having represented subcontractors, general contractors and owners in construction disputes ranging from residential renovation projects to complex multi-phased public revitalization projects.
Lisa was called to the Ontario Bar in 2014.
She graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, in 2013, where she was awarded the Malcolm J. McKinnon award and obtained the highest standing in Class Actions.
Lisa holds a B.A. in Psychology and Criminology from the University of Western Ontario.
Lisa is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association and the Toronto Lawyers Association.