September 30, 2020
Jennifer is a partner at the law firm of Fasken. She practices in the area of corporate/commercial litigation and public and administrative law. Recognized for her experience in professional regulation, Jennifer has served as independent legal counsel to the Discipline Committee and Fitness to Practise Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario since 2007. Jennifer also has significant experience with public inquiries. She was co-counsel to the former premier of Ontario at the Ipperwash Public Inquiry; she served as Assistant Commission Counsel to the Goudge Inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology in Ontario; and she represented a long term care facility at the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry (the Wettlaufer Inquiry). Jennifer is a former member of the Executive of the Civil Litigation Section of the Ontario Bar Association and is a Skills Trainer for the Advocates’ Society. She routinely lectures and teaches on matters related to trial advocacy and evidence. Jennifer’s pro bono work has included representation of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CLA) and the Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF). Jennifer was recognized for her experience in Health Care Law by Best Lawyers in Canada in 2020 and named an Acritas Stars Lawyer in 2019.
Jennifer lives in Glen Williams with her husband and two young daughters.