Jacqueline is a litigation lawyer and a founding partner of Spark LLP.
Jacqueline spent the first 13 years of her career at Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP, one of Canada’s leading plaintiff-side class action firms, where she gained extensive experience in complex commercial cases, class action litigation, and appeals.
Jacqueline has a broad and varied corporate/commercial litigation practice representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex disputes. She has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and is highly regarded as a skilled, experienced, and tough commercial litigation lawyer.
Splitting her time between Windsor and Toronto, Jacqueline is also an occasional instructor/lecturer at University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law teaching Legal Profession and Ethics to eager law students.
In 2011, Jacqueline was elected as the youngest bencher in the Law Society of Ontario’s long history. Re-elected by her peers in 2015, she is serving her second term as a bencher where she is currently chair of the Technology Task Force, the Proceedings Authorization Committee, and the Professional Regulation Committee. She also co-chaired the Mentoring Task Force and is a vice-chair of the Professional Development and Competence Committee.
In addition to her Law Society duties, Jacqueline is a member of the Board of Directors of Library Co. Inc., a non-profit corporation created to manage the Ontario County and District Law Library system, and is a past director of the Ontario Judicial Education Network, an organization dedicated to fostering public understanding of the judicial system.
Jacqueline was recently featured on an episode of the podcast “Of Counsel” titled Making Room for Women at the Table as Leaders.