Lucy is a personal injury and class action lawyer at Thomson Rogers. Her practice involves helping people who have been seriously injured in motor vehicle collisions, slip/trip and fall accidents, assault and battery, as well as medical device and product liability claims. In addition, Lucy’s class action practice involves claims of institutional abuse, negligent misrepresentation, breach of the Consumer Protection Act, in addition to personal injury claims.
Lucy also represents individuals whose claim for Long-Term Disability benefits has been denied by their insurer. She has successfully appeared as co-counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and secured a jury decision awarding full reinstatement of her client’s long-term disability benefits, as well as an award for aggravated and punitive damages (read more here).
In the course of her practice, Lucy advocates to ensure that her clients and their families have access to the medical and rehabilitation treatment they need under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (the no-fault benefits regime for victims of motor vehicle accidents). In the course of her legal practice, Lucy works with private and community treatment providers throughout Ontario.
Lucy is also a Member of the Board of Directors and the Chair of the Governance Committee for the Community Head Injury Resource Services (CHIRS) in Toronto, Ontario. CHIRS is a community based brain injury rehabilitation program that provides a variety of critical services to its clients, including supportive living accommodations and clinical programs.
Prior to joining Thomson Rogers as a lawyer, Lucy articled with the firm. While at law school, Lucy completed a semester at the Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic, advocating on behalf of low-income clients at various courts in Nova Scotia. She also worked as a legal research intern at the Centre for Law and Democracy, an international human rights organization, and assisted clients locally at the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia and the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia. In recognition of her academic merit and community service, Lucy received the Schulich Scholarship in Law and the Clifford Rae Achievement Award.
Outside of work, Lucy enjoys spending time with friends and family, listening to live music, and watching any and all Toronto sporting events.
Year of Call
- Juris Doctor, Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law (2017)
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours), McGill University (2013)
- Board Member of the Community Head Injury Resource Services, 2019 to present (Recording Secretary 2021 to 2022; Chair of Governance Committee 2023 to present)
- Member of the Law Society of Ontario
- Member of The Advocates’ Society
- Member of Ontario Trial Lawyers Association
- Member of the Toronto Lawyers Association
- Member of the Ontario Bar Association
- Member of the Canadian Bar Association
- Member of FAIR (Fair Association of Victims for Accident Insurance Reform)