No client is happy to be involved in litigation, but it is an inevitable part of running some businesses. Insurance clients also face increasing pressure to remain profitable and keep premiums low. All clients want claims resolved quickly, efficiently and in keeping with their business objectives. This is a challenge Patti must meet for her clients. Through effective cost control, thoughtful staffing of files, and the use of alternative dispute resolution when appropriate, Patti helps clients achieve their objectives. Patti is also a skilled litigator having steered many trials to successful outcome for the client when trial is the option. Patti’s practice focuses on insurance defence, business disputes and class actions.
Working with clients such as insurers, pharmaceutical companies, small and large family businesses, national retailers and manufacturers, some of the ways Patti helps her clients are by:
- Defending class action lawsuits relating to pharmaceutical and products liability claims.
- New jurisprudence on national multijurisdictional class action matters.
- Defending auto, property, accident benefit, and life and disability claims.
- Resolution of contractual disputes between businesses, shareholders and individuals.
Areas of practice:
- Class Actions
- Business Disputes