Grace is an associate in our Litigation Group in Vancouver and Calgary. Her practice spans general corporate/commercial, financial services, class action, privacy and public law disputes. Grace also regularly helps clients achieve their objectives and resolve complex legal issues, providing strategic and regulatory guidance to retail, consumer product and technology companies. She also assists clients with privacy-related matters, including freedom of information requests as well as responses to cybersecurity incidents – including data breaches and ransomware attacks.
Grace is a member of the firm’s Cyber/Data and Tech groups and is a contributor to the firm’s TechLex Blog. She was a contributing author of the Cybersecurity Risk Management: A Practical Guide for Businesses as well as the fifth edition of Defending Class Actions in Canada, published by LexisNexis.
Grace received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Queen's University and her Juris Doctor (with Distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan. During law school, Grace served as a law review editor, community outreach coordinator and participated in mooting and advocacy competitions. Following her studies, Grace clerked for the Honourable Justice James Russell at the Federal Court of Canada in Ottawa.
Grace is actively involved in pro bono initiatives, student recruitment and the mentorship of students and junior associates. Grace is also a board member for Downstage, a theatre company dedicated to producing and presenting Canadian theatre that creates meaningful conversation around social issues.
Grace was called to the bar in Ontario in 2016. She is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, the Law Society of Alberta, the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association.