Rachel is an associate in our condominium law group. Her practice involves providing advice on all areas of condominium law and civil and commercial litigation matters, serving condominium corporations, owners, property managers and other members of the condominium community. Rachel has appeared on behalf of clients at all levels of court in Ontario.
Rachel obtained her Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School, where she was awarded the Fogler Rubinoff LLP Prize in Debtor/Creditor Law. At Osgoode, she volunteered for the Pro Bono Students Canada Medico-Legal Society. During her time as a volunteer, Rachel represented low income individuals before the Health Professional Appeal & Review Board. She also volunteered at the Community Legal Aid Services Programme, which allowed her to conduct intake interviews and provide legal assistance to low income individuals.
Rachel also completed Osgoode Hall’s Insurance Praxicum, where she gained an in-depth understanding of insurance litigation and alternative dispute resolution. As a student in the Mediation Intensive, Rachel conducted academic seminars for university students, and helped run the Osgoode Mediation Clinic. She also conducted Small Claims Court mediations and obtained a Certificate in Community Mediation from St. Stephens Community House.
Prior to entering law school, Rachel graduated with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Creative Writing from the University of Pennsylvania. She has a passion for animals and has published a book on potcakes (island dogs) in The Bahamas.
OCTOBER 08 2019
Trials and Tribulations of a CAT
Summer came late to Toronto this year, and with it, came an inudation of Condominium Authority Tribunal ("CAT" or the "Tribunal") matters.
NOVEMBER 20 2018
"This is a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen: Pre-Litigation Tips"
Most of the time, our clients turn a blind eye to the possibility of a lawsuit. Clients will bury their heads in the sand until the fateful moment when the lawsuit becomes an actuality and can no longer be ignored. Despite your best efforts, you might not be able to avoid a lawsuit...
SEPTEMBER 28 2018
Out of the Chair and into the Fire: New Directive on Ontario's Fire Code
High-rise buildings pose vertical challenges for firefighters. Recent fires in high-rise buildings have caused fire officials to crack down on the enforcement of the Ontario's Fire Code (which is Regulation 231/07 made under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 the "FPPA")...
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2017
J.D., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2016
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2011
- Toronto Lawyer’s Association
- The Advocate’s Society