Harriette is an associate in the firm’s business law group. She is developing a diverse corporate practice focusing on mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, financings, and other corporate/commercial law matters. Harriette has a particular interest in M&A work and has been involved in several domestic and cross-border M&A transactions across various industry sectors. On the financing side, Harriette has acted for both borrowers and lenders in respect of private equity investments and asset based lending transactions. Harriette enjoys working with entrepreneurial clients starting new businesses, providing advice relating to structure and organization, financing considerations, shareholder and partnership arrangements, and key operating contracts.
Harriette received her J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School where she was the recipient of the Barry D. Torno Memorial Prize in intellectual property law. Prior to studying law, Harriette graduated magna cum laude from York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication Studies.
FEBRUARY 05 2019
The Tides have Turned with Redwater: Provincial Environmental Obligations have Priority Over Secured Creditors in a Bankruptcy
In the much anticipated decision, Orphan Well Association et al. v. Grant Thornton Limited et al., (Redwater), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) held that a bankrupt estate is required to comply with environmental obligations imposed by a provincial regulator before distributing assets to secured or unsecured creditors...
- Called to the Ontario Bar, 2015
- Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D., 2014
- York University, B.A., 2011