Meredith is passionate about the law. She is a true litigator. Meredith began her career at a high-profile plaintiff personal injury firm, but shortly found success maintaining a broad insurance defence practice. She has an appellate practice having appeared before the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario, as well as handling leave applications to the Supreme Court of Canada. Meredith also represents clients in complex matters at all levels of court, administrative tribunals and in private arbitrations. Her interests include defending allegations of sexual assault and wrongful dismissal claims, as well as all manner of auto and non-auto defence work.
Meredith regularly speaks on a wide variety of subjects relating to trial and hearing practice, as well as substantive law. She takes mentorship seriously in prioritizing every opportunity to meaningfully connect, uplift and teach lawyers in the early stages of their career.
Called to the Ontario Bar, 2011
LLB, University of Windsor, 2010
BA, Dalhousie University (Philosophy and Political Science), 2007
The Advocates’ Society
Canadian Defence Lawyers
First Road Rage Case: Moran v. Fabrizi, 2023 ONCA 21 (CanLII) was the first case in Canada attaching negligence to a road-rage pedestrian who was found to have caused a motor vehicle accident.
AB Settlement: TD General Insurance Company v. The Estate of Duff-Foley, 2023 ONSC 2400 (CanLII) considered whether an accident benefit claim was settled.
Statutory Interpretation: Duggan v. Durham Region Non-Profit Housing Corporation, 2020 ONCA 788 (CanLII) involved the interpretation of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
Tort Trial: Lead counsel in Treiers v. Kmith et al, 2022 ONSC 2145, a judge-alone trial.
Natural Justice and Statutory Interpretation: Nash v. Aviva General Insurance Company, 2022 CanLII 113193 (ON SC) – Divisional Court win
Procedural Fairness: Vespa v. Aviva General Insurance Company, 2022 ONSC 3283 (CanLII) – Divisional Court win
Dependency: Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co v. Allstate Insurance Co of Canada (January 25, 2023) – priority win
Income Replacement Benefits: Osman v BelairDirect, 2023 CanLII 30790 (ON LAT) – LAT win regarding income replacement benefits and multiple treatment plans
Priority Limitation: Zurich Insurance Company v. Chubb Insurance Company of Canada (August 5, 2022) – priority win
Priority Policy Cancellation: Ontario (Finance) v. Elite Insurance Company, 2018 ONCA 809 (CanLII) – Court of Appeal, priority win
Accident Benefits Limitations: Smith v. Allstate Insurance Company, 2017 ONCA 843 (CanLII) – Court of Appeal accident benefits limitations win