Madeleine is developing a diverse practice in litigation and dispute resolution. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Madeleine summered and completed her articles with Polley Faith, where she worked on a wide-range of litigation matters, including civil, commercial and regulatory litigation, and criminal defence.
Madeleine obtained her Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School, where she received several awards for her academic standing, including the J. Edward Thompson, Q.C. Memorial Scholarship for the highest standing in the Litigation, Dispute Resolution and the Administration of Justice curricular stream. Madeleine was also selected to represent Osgoode in several international advocacy competitions, including the American Bar Association negotiation competition in Massachusetts, USA, and the International Academy of Dispute Resolution mediation competition in Glasgow, Scotland - where she placed first.
Madeleine is a member of the teaching team for Osgoode Hall Law School’s upper-year course on negotiation theory and practice, Lawyer as Negotiator.
Memberships and Other Activities
Madeleine was called to the Ontario bar in 2018. She is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Toronto Lawyers’ Association. She is also a member of the Giiwedin Anang Council of Aboriginal Legal Services, which provides an Aboriginal alternative dispute resolution process for mediating child welfare, custody, and access disputes involving Indigenous families using a combination of traditional teachings, mediation theory, and Talking Circles.
While at Osgoode, Madeleine was a member of the executive for Osgoode’s International Legal Partnership (“ILP”), which arranges student fellowships with international and local NGOs dealing with legal issues in developing countries around the world.