Vanessa Paton

Associate

“A positive attitude may not solve every problem, but it makes solving any problem a more pleasant experience.”
- Grant Fairley

Reach the high hanging fruit.

Vanessa takes a very hands-on, proactive approach with her clients. She works closely with them to bring their matters to a timely resolution. When clients are looking for a proven track record, a strong work ethic and counsel who will help them attain their goals, they can rest assured that Vanessa and the team at Stewart McKelvey will deliver.

Representative matters

Vanessa handles a variety of litigation matters, including employment law issues such as wrongful dismissal, human rights and statutory compliance issues, as well as commercial litigation, medical malpractice defence and insurance defence work. She has appeared before the New Brunswick Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeal. Her clients range from individuals experiencing a variety of legal issues to national and international corporations and insurance companies.

 

Areas of practice:

  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Health
  • Employment Law

BAR ADMISSION(S)

New Brunswick, 2007

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Law Society of New Brunswick

EDUCATION

Dalhousie University, LL.B., 2006
Saint Mary’s University, B.A., 2003

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Board member, Saint John Law Society

LANGUAGE(S)

English

Publications

Presentations

  • Atlantic Case Law Update, Stewart McKelvey Insurance Day, October 2015
  • Document Retention & Disclosure Obligations, Stewart McKelvey In-House Counsel Day, June 2015
  • Workplace Investigations, Stewart McKelvey Employment Day, October 2012

Suite 1000, Brunswick House
44 Chipman Hill
Saint John, NB, Canada
E2L 2A9

P 506.632.8332
F 506.652.1989

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Diane Lamont

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