Jessica is an Associate in the Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Group with our Calgary office. Prior to joining BLG, Jessica clerked with the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench where she was articled to one of the Province's preeminent Commercial Justices. Since being called to the bar in 2013, Jessica's practice has focused primarily on commercial bankruptcy and insolvency, including several cross-border restructurings. She also carries on a commercial litigation practice, advising clients on general commercial disputes and debtor creditor matters. In that regard, Jessica has acted for lenders, debtors and restructuring professionals, including trustees, monitors and receivers.
Publications & Presentations
•Speaker at past insolvency conferences and seminars organized by the Young Insolvency Professionals and the Annual Review of Insolvency Law.
•Co-Presenter, Licensee Liability Ratings and Stakeholder Exposure in Insolvency.
•Author, “Solicitor-Client Privilege: Who Carries the Shield? A Case Commentary on Re Bre-X Minerals 15 Years Later”, 2015 Annual Review of Insolvency Law 547.
•Author, “Canada's Aging Oil and Gas Infrastructure: Who Will Pay? The Public and Private Cost Recovery Framework, ” Alberta Law Review Volume 52, No. 2, December 2014.
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Law Society of Alberta
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Member, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
•Member, INSOL International
•Member, Turn Around Management Association
•Secretary, CBA Insolvency Section South