Mary Margaret Fox joined Nicholl Paskell-Mede LLP (NPM), a leading insurance and liability defence litigation firm in Canada, effective 1 January 2008 as counsel. Prior to that 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). 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 directors' and officers' liability and errors and omissions policies. She also assists various D&O insurers in drafting these types of policies or portions thereof and is a frequent speaker on various aspects of D&O claims and coverage at seminars and conferences.
Mary Margaret has represented major D&O carriers in connection with a number of significant Canadian and cross-border claims and settlements.
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 2013 in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, for commercial insurance litigation and for directors' and officers' liability; between 2003 and 2014 in Who's Who Legal: Insurance & Reinsurance; from 2005 to 2013 in the Lexpert 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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