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Insurance & Risk Management
LAW SCHOOL: University of Ottawa
BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (2016)
Tanner’s practice focuses on the areas of insurance defence, commercial litigation and health law. Before joining McLennan Ross, Tanner worked as a litigation associate at a Plaintiff-side personal injury firm. Tanner draws on his prior personal injury experience when advising clients on insurance and health matters.
While articling, Tanner assisted in drafting a factum and oral arguments for a Supreme Court of Canada case relating to contractual interpretation, positive covenants and heritage designations. Tanner’s firm was successful at the Supreme Court, reversing a judgment from the Alberta Court of Appeal.
While in law school, Tanner and a teammate represented Canada at the World Negotiation Championships in South Korea, after placing 5th in North America at the American Bar Association Negotiation Moot. Tanner was also active in student government and sat on the uOttawa Faculty of Law admissions committee.
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