- Environmental & Sustainable Development
- Government & Regulatory
- Natural Resources & Energy
Sheryl Rosenberg practices primarily in the area of environmental law, providing advice to clients concerning environmental licensing, regulatory compliance, contaminated sites and litigation of environmental matters.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Laws, University of Manitoba, 1995
Master of Science in Special Education, University of Wisconsin 1978
Certificate in Secondary Education, University of North Texas, 1975
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Manitoba, 1974
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 1996
REPRESENTATIVE CASES/TRANSACTIONS: Environmental regulatory advice to Manitoba Hydro concerning future development of hydro generating stations and transmission lines.
Opinions on liability for contaminated land to clients in the oil and gas sector.
Representation of clients in mining, asphalt production and bio-products sectors in environmental licensing matters.
Litigation concerning water quality and water distribution.
First Nation representation in a specific land claim involving a National Park.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Allan Bronfman Family Scholarship in the Faculty of Law for entrance to first year law with high standing in financial need, 1992-1993
Dean’s Honour List, 1992-1995
Archie Micay Q.C. Prize in First Year Law for third highest standing in first year Law, 1992-1993
Manly Isaacs Prize for the best written assignment in Legal Methods, 1992-1993
D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize for highest standing in the section of Criminal Law and Procedure, 1992-1993
Solomon Greenberg Advocacy Competition Honour List, 1993-1994
Advocacy Course Honour List, 1993-1994
Archie Micay, Q.C. Prize for highest standing in Business Organization Law
D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for highest standing in Evidence Law
Harry Walsh, Q.C. Prize for best written assignment in criminal law
Anthony C. Draper memorial Prize for the highest standing in Remedies
Maritime Law Book Prize for the highest standing in the section of Legal Profession and Professional Responsibility
Sheryl has been selected by her peers to be included in the 2010 and 2011 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada for her work in Environmental Law.
LEGAL TEACHINGS: Sessional lecturer in Environmental Law for the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law. 1999 - present
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Former member of the Board of Jewish Education
Member of Women of Winnipeg
Immediate Past President of Winnipeg Chapter of Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University
Member of Persons with Disabilities Steering Committee of Jewish Federation of Winnipeg Board
Member of Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation
Former member of Simkin Middle School PAC
Member of Women in Mining - Manitoba
Consultation With First Nations Stakeholders
Over the last three decades, consultation with stakeholders has become one of the key aspects of planning natural resource development in Canada. Forestry, mining, water power and oil and gas statutes, designed originally as property law regimes to permit energy and other natural resources on and under Crown and privately-held land to be developed and brought to market, have evolved into and alongside regulatory regimes which mandate environmental protection as a key element in development. 1. Read more...
- Recent Developments in Tort Liability for Contaminated Land