Amanda is a Sudburian. Having been born and raised in Sudbury, Amanda is firmly rooted in the city and understands its culture and dynamism. Amanda is excited to assist clients in establishing and stengthening their own roots in this vibrant community.
Prior to starting her own law practice in Sudbury, Amanda worked on Bay Street assisting clients with various business law matters. Amanda practiced at Canada's leading standalone corporate finance law firm primarily in the areas of corporate finance, asset management and corporate / commercial law. As a part of her practice, Amanda helped companies of different sizes and across a diverse range of industries with formations, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions. She also represented both issuers and investment dealers in connection with a variety of corporate finance matters including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities.
In 2015, Amanda was seconded to Aequitas Innovations Inc., the parent company of the Aequitas NEO Exchange (“Aequitas”), Canada’s new national stock exchange. During her time at Aequitas, Amanda worked as general corporate counsel assisting primarily with the drafting and negotiation of various contracts.
After completing her articles, Amanda received her LL.M. with a specialization in Business Law from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
While at law school, Amanda worked as a summer student in the legal department of Capital Power Corporation. She also worked as a case worker for the Family Law Project and was the recipient of the Minter Ellison Award for Property Law.
Prior to attending law school, Amanda worked in Sudbury as a legal assistant at her family’s law practice where she assisted with the preparation of documentation related to real estate transactions.
From 2011 to 2013, Amanda was a member of the organizational committee for Toronto Celebrates Sudbury, an annual charity event in support of the Sudbury community.