Andrea’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on technology and emerging growth companies. She has extensive experience in the private equity and venture capital area and has acted as lead counsel on many of the largest VC financings in Canada. Andrea also advises TSX-listed companies on IPOs, financings (including PIPEs), mergers and acquisitions, stock-based compensation and corporate governance.
Andrea has received numerous recognitions for her work, including:
- Recognized by Legal 500 Canada 2015 in the area of Corporate and M&A.
- Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in the areas of Corporate Law (2010-2015), Securities Law and Technology Law (2014, 2015).
- Recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013 and 2014 as one of Canada's repeatedly recommended lawyers in the areas of Corporate Finance & Securities and Technology Transactions.
- Named one of the "Top 25 People of Ottawa" by Ottawa Life Magazine.
- Named a "Canadian Corporate Lawyer to Watch" in the 2011 Lexpert Cross-border Corporate Guide.
- Recipient of "Lexpert's 2010 Rising Stars: Leading Lawyer Under 40" Award for her exemplary leadership and expertise advising on business law issues.