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Counsel - Class Actions

Contact Dawn
Phone: 519.660.7886
Fax: 519.672.6065

Dawn serves as Siskinds' eDiscovery Counsel and practices in the class actions department.

Education

University of Windsor, LL.B.
McMaster University, B.A. Hons

 

Called to the Bar in 1999

About

Dawn has been a member of the class actions department since joining Siskinds in 1997. With a focus on eDiscovery Dawn provides counsel on the discovery phase of litigation and regulatory proceedings. Dawn has extensive experience managing large-scale discovery projects in class action cases and complex litigation matters. 

As part of her practice, she collaborates with clients and litigation teams to design a discovery process that leverages technology to provide a cost effective and legally defensible solution.

Dawn's team draw on their class action, discovery and project management experience to expand the use of eDiscovery technology and machine active learning in innovative ways in the areas of claims administration and large data management projects.

Dawn has also represented thousands of breast implant clients over the years and has been a member of the counsel team on several large product liability and medical device class actions.

Other Languages

French

Memberships and Associations

Law Society of Ontario, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member
International Legal Technology Association, Member
Canadian Bar Association, Member
Ontario Bar Association, Member
Sedona Canada Working Group 7, Member
Digital Evidence and eDiscovery Working Group, Member
Women in eDiscovery, Member
The Advocates' Society, Member

Publications and Speaking

M.A. Eizenga and D.M. Sullivan, "Introduction to Class Proceedings", in B.L. Gluckstein et a., eds., Personal Injury Practice Manual (Toronto:Butterworths, 1999) c. 15.
"Products Liability - Medical and Pharmaceutical", M.A. Eizenga, C.M. Wright and D.M. Sullivan, The Litigator, Journal of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Volume 9, Issue 1, Spring, 2001.

Dawn has been a member of the class actions department since joining Siskinds in 1997. With a focus on eDiscovery Dawn provides counsel on the discovery phase of litigation and regulatory proceedings. Dawn has extensive experience managing large-scale discovery projects in class action cases and complex litigation matters. 

As part of her practice, she collaborates with clients and litigation teams to design a discovery process that leverages technology to provide a cost effective and legally defensible solution.

Dawn's team draw on their class action, discovery and project management experience to expand the use of eDiscovery technology and machine active learning in innovative ways in the areas of claims administration and large data management projects.

Dawn has also represented thousands of breast implant clients over the years and has been a member of the counsel team on several large product liability and medical device class actions.

French

Law Society of Ontario, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member
International Legal Technology Association, Member
Canadian Bar Association, Member
Ontario Bar Association, Member
Sedona Canada Working Group 7, Member
Digital Evidence and eDiscovery Working Group, Member
Women in eDiscovery, Member
The Advocates' Society, Member

M.A. Eizenga and D.M. Sullivan, "Introduction to Class Proceedings", in B.L. Gluckstein et a., eds., Personal Injury Practice Manual (Toronto:Butterworths, 1999) c. 15.
"Products Liability - Medical and Pharmaceutical", M.A. Eizenga, C.M. Wright and D.M. Sullivan, The Litigator, Journal of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Volume 9, Issue 1, Spring, 2001.

Meet My Team

Nicole Young

Law Clerk

Jennifer Bald

Law Clerk