Laura has a diverse practice where she focuses on accident benefits, bodily injury claims, product liability, cyber liability, privacy law and drone liability. She has appeared in all levels of Court in Ontario as well as in various administrative tribunals. Laura has conducted jury and non-jury trials as well arbitrations on behalf of insurers.
Laura is the President of the Canadian Defence Lawyers and the past chair of the Continuing Education Committee. She is also actively involved in the Defence Research Institute where she serves on two steering committees and holds the position of Canadian Counsel Representative. In the community, Laura is on the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald Charities of Southwestern Ontario and the chair of the Better Business Bureau Serving Western Ontario Business Integrity Awards. Laura is the co-author of the Annotated Accident Benefits Schedule – Effective September 1, 2010, an annual publication that summarizes the pertinent case law.
In 2014, she was the recipient of the 20 Under 40 Award from Business London. In 2015, Laura received the Canadian Defence Lawyers’ Richard B. Lindsay QC Exceptional Young Lawyer award. In 2016, Laura was recognized as a Lexpert Rising Star which honours leading lawyers under 40. Finally, in 2017, she was invited to join the International Association of Defence Lawyers, a vetted organization of leading corporate and insurance defence lawyers, as well as executives from around the world.
When she isn’t working, Laura enjoys checking items off of her bucketlist.