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    Clarissa Dhillon
    LITIGATION

    Clarissa maintains a diverse practice working on contractual disputes,
    professional liability, and debt recovery issues

Contact Clarissa Dhillon

Associate

OFFICE: Edmonton

DIRECT LINE: 780.482.9136

EMAIL: cdhillon@mross.com

PRACTICE AREAS:
      Litigation
      Class Actions
      Insurance & Risk Management
      Professional Liability

INDUSTRY GROUPS:
      Insurance & Risk Management

LAW SCHOOL: University of Alberta

BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (2013)

Assistant: Jaclyn Wardrop

Assistant Phone: 780.482.9298

Assistant Email: jwardrop@mross.com

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Clarissa is an associate in the McLennan Ross Edmonton office focusing on civil and commercial litigation, insurance, and personal injury. She understands her clients’ needs and is keen to find practical, cost-effective solutions that will work for them. Clarissa strives to look at all sides of the matter in order to ensure the most favourable outcome is obtained, and she achieves these solutions not only through litigation but also through mediation, pre-trial conferences and chambers applications.

Clarissa has a diverse practice and doesn’t shy away from complex issues. She assists and represents corporations and individuals from various industries on matters including contractual disputes, professional liability, with a focus on defence work for financial advisors, accountants, and other professional services.

 Education:

  • J.D., University of Alberta (with Distinction)
  • B.Sc., University of Alberta

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Activities:

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, McLennan Ross United Way Committee
  • Volunteer, Civil Claim Duty Counsel Project
  • Represents corporations and individuals across various industries in negligence, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty litigation.
  • Member of legal team providing advice to counsel to the auditors of Poseidon Concepts Corp. in a shareholder class action claim in Alberta for $650 million, as well as related actions filed in Alberta, Ontario, Québec and New York.
  • Member of legal team assisting a big-four accounting firm in connection with a regulatory investigation into a public company for which they provided forensic services to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Represents financial institutions in obtaining judgement on defaulted loans.
  • Represented a financial institution in successfully obtaining summary judgment arising from personal guarantees.
  • Represented an Alberta brokerage in successfully obtaining summary judgment arising from unpaid invoices.
  • Assists counsel with respect to expropriation matters.
  • Assisted senior counsel in matters involving disputes arising from non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.
  • Assisted senior counsel in representing an architectural firm in enforcing arbitration and mediation clause.
  • Assists accountants and accounting firms in responding to inquiries from regulatory organizations.
  • Member of a legal team who defended an IT firm in a class action involving the disclosure of private information.
  • Advises insurers with respect to liability and quantum for third party claims.
  • Acts for professionals including investment advisors and engineers for claims relating to professional negligence.
  • Represents a fidelity insurer with respect to a claim of employee dishonesty.

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