Mary Margaret was a partner in the Toronto firm of Borden & Elliot (1987-2000) and in its successor national firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (2000-2007). Effective 1 January 2001 she joined Nicholl Paskell-Mede LLP (NPM), a leading Canadian insurance boutique, as counsel. NPM merged with Clyde & Co. in 2011.
Mary Margaret began her career practicing civil litigation, with an emphasis on insurance defence work, claims against investment dealers and product liability claims. Over the years her practice became increasingly focused on coverage work, particularly in the area of directors’ and officers’ (D&O) and errors and omissions liability (E&O) policies.
Her current practice focuses primarily upon providing coverage opinions and advice and monitoring claims under D&O and E&O policies.
Mary Margaret is a frequent speaker and panellist on various aspects of D&O insurance and publishes comments from time to time on cases of interest in this area.
In May, 2014, Mary Margaret was awarded the Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Insurance Law.
Mary Margaret is and has been listed and recommended in the following guides: from 1997 to 2014 in the Canadian Legal L’Expert Directory, for commercial insurance litigation and for directors’ and officers’ liability; between 2003 and 2014 in Who’s Who Legal: Insurance and Reinsurance; from 2005 to 2014 in the L’Expert American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada for directors’ and officers’ liability; and from 2006 to 2013 in The Best Lawyers in Canada for directors’ and officers’ liability and insurance law.
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