Adrienne is a senior associate and a key member of our litigation group focusing on class actions and commercial litigation. She has considerable knowledge and real courtroom experience acquired as a senior associate at a national law firm.
Adrienne represents clients in a broad range of industries including consumer products, prescription and over-the-counter medicines, automotive and financial services. Her courtroom experience includes appearances before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the British Columbia Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. Adrienne has extensive experience in class action litigation and has assisted companies to nationally coordinate and manage their litigation matters in Canada.
Adrienne is dedicated to increasing access to justice. For many years she was active in the PBLO at SickKids program, which connects volunteer lawyers with families whose children are receiving treatment at The Hospital For Sick Children. She is also an active participant in the pro bono duty counsel program at the Ontario Superior Court and the Amicus Project at the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Adrienne is currently a member of the Ontario Bar Association Class Actions Law Section Executive (2015-2017).
Assistant: Katie Macfarlane
t: 416.977.5333 x 343
LLB (cum laude), University of Ottawa, 2008
BA (Hons. with Distinction),Queen’s University, 2003
- Main v Cadbury Schweppes plc, 2011 BCCA 128,  BCWLD 2889,  BCWLD 2888,  BCWLD 2887, 20 BCLR (5th) 20.
- Main v Cadbury Schweppes plc, 2011 BCCA 21,  BCWLD 2576,  BCWLD 2575, 300 BCAC 302, 509 WAC 302, 20 BCLR (5th) 11, 9 CPC (7th) 12.
- Stanway v Wyeth Canada Inc, 2011 BCSC 108,  BCWLD 3615.
- Osmun v Cadbury Adams Canada Inc, 2010 ONCA 841, 5 CPC (7th) 368.
- Osmun v Cadbury Adams Canada Inc, 2010 ONSC 2643, 5 CPC (7th) April 2014
Publications and Articles
- Rental Agreements – Get it in writing!, Sotos LLP blog (November 03, 2016)
- Move on back! One tool to deal with inappropriate motions, Sotos LLP blog (July 20, 2016)
- Franchisor wins at court to shut down “rogue” franchisees, Sotos LLP blog (January 21, 2015)
- Holiday shopping: Still no clarity for grocers on whether they can open for business, Sotos LLP blog (September 2, 2015)
- Sotos LLP’s top tips on how to be a prepared witness, Sotos LLP blog (August 24, 2015)
- “Pay for Delay” gets a Closer Look in Canada, Sotos LLP blog (May 21st, 2015)
- What you don’t (reasonably) know can’t hurt you. Discoverability applies to claims under Part VI of the Competition Act, Sotos LLP blog (April , 2015)
- Accessible, Proportionate, Timely and Affordable – The Supreme Court of Canada’s Challenge to Bench and Bar in Hryniak v. Mauldin The Advocate’s Quarterly, Volume 42 (November 2013)
- It Was Deja Vu All Over Again The Advocate’s Quarterly, Volume 42 (July 2013)
November 3, 2016
Rental Agreements – Get it in writing!
July 20, 2016
Move on back! One tool to deal with inappropriate motions
January 21, 2016
Franchisor wins at court to shut down “rogue” franchisees
September 2, 2015
Holiday shopping: Still no clarity for grocers on whether they can open for business
August 24, 2015
Sotos LLP’s top tips on how to be a prepared witness