Civil Litigation, Arbitration

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Prior to starting her own law firm, Katrina Marciniak practiced as an associate lawyer with Ross, Scullion, Barristers and Solicitors. During those years, Katrina focused on commercial litigation, aboriginal, contract, employment and construction law, amongst others, and represented clients before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before various tribunals including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

While at Ross, Scullion, Katrina acted as co-counsel for a First Nation in a precedent setting, historic lawsuit against the federal and provincial governments, with damages claimed in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Throughout the trial, which lasted 103 days, Katrina led several witnesses and experts through examinations, conducted cross-examinations of key defence experts and argued various critical issues before the trial judge. She also managed a 4,000 document trial database facilitating a paper-free "E-Trial".

Katrina has extensive trial experience and has proved herself to be a fierce litigator. Having also assisted E. Anthony Ross, QC on litigation cases in the Caribbean, Katrina developed an interest in expanding her practice internationally and, in 2014, Katrina obtained her Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in Kingston, Jamaica. During her in service with Hart Muirhead Fatta, Katrina worked with the commercial litigation department of the firm while attending a range of court hearings at Jamaica‚Äôs Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.

Katrina currently maintains a broad practice focused on civil litigation and dispute resolution, including arbitration. She maintains memberships with the Law Society of Upper Canada, Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations, Toronto Lawyers' Association, The Advocates' Society, International Bar Association and the International Law Association (Canadian Branch).