Melanie is a civil litigation and dispute resolution lawyer with a practice focused primarily in the areas of insolvency and bankruptcy law, corporate restructuring, construction law and insurance law.
Melanie articled at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP in 2019 and joined the firm as an associate in 2020.
Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2019
Advocis Prize for the Highest Standing in Insurance Law, 2019
Honorable Archibald S. Dewar Prize for Excellence in the Faculty of Law’s Advocacy Program, 2019
Robson Hall Negotiations Competition – Second Place, 2019
Canadian National Negotiation Competition – Fredrick H. Zemens Spirit of Negotiation Award, 2019
A.J. Christie Prize for the Highest Standing in Advocacy, 2018
D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize in Sexual Expression and Conduct in Canada, 2018
Solomon Greenberg Moot Competition – Finalist, 2018
Accessing Justice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Access, Justice, Law & Order Conference by the Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice, “Legal Perspectives on Justice and Access: Delay, Denial, Identity and Due Process” – Panellist and Presenter, 2018