Bio

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.

  • Primary Practice Area

    Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring

  • Services

    Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring

    Construction

    Insurance

  • Education

    Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2019

  • Bar Admissions

    Manitoba, 2020

  • In the Community

    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