Adrienne is a lawyer practicing in both of TGF’s practice areas, with a particular focus in construction law. Within restructuring and insolvency, Adrienne acts for various stakeholders, leveraging her experience with BIA, CCAA and cross-border proceedings. Within her construction practice, Adrienne provides strategic advice on disputes that can arise throughout the lifecycle of a project, including in complex delay and damages claims. Adrienne has broad experience, having worked on transit, mining and large infrastructure/P3 projects. She has also acted for both contractors and sureties.
Adrienne brings a practical, business-minded approach to her work, building from her previous experience as junior counsel at a large financial services company, where she advised on insurance and pension products as well as e-commerce matters. Adrienne articled with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and she previously practiced insolvency and construction law at two national firms.
Adrienne enjoys writing and speaking on topics related to the practice of law. Her article, “The Treatment of Ipso Facto Clauses in Canada,” was cited by the Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Superior Court of Quebec, the Supreme Court of Canada (in dissent) and the Supreme Court of India in proceedings involving insolvency matters. Adrienne has also spoken at the Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference on multiple occasions. While pursuing an LL.M. at Columbia Law School, she conducted supervised research on American bankruptcy law and provided policy recommendations to Mauritius' financial services regulator.
As an associate at TGF, Adrienne has been part of a team representing clients in the following matters: