Michelle is an associate in Lawson Lundell’s Environmental & Regulatory, and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Groups. Michelle’s practice focuses on environmental, Indigenous, public utility, and other regulatory matters. Michelle regularly assists clients in both judicial and administrative proceedings. She has appeared before the British Columbia Provincial Court and Supreme Court, the Federal Court of Canada, and various administrative tribunals and has assisted clients in commercial arbitrations. Michelle also advise clients on provincial and federal regulatory regimes, environmental assessments and compliance, and defence of regulatory penalty matters. She has a particular interest in, and experience advising clients on, provincial and federal lobbying matters.

Michelle started with Lawson Lundell as a summer student in 2016 and joined the firm as an associate upon the completion of her articles in 2018.

Michelle is a co-author of the textbook “The Law of Regulatory Investigations in Canada”, which was published in March 2023.

Professional Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member
  • Law Society of British Columbia, Member
  • Vancouver Bar Association, Member

Recognitions & Rankings

Recognitions & Rankings

  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch 2024: recognised for Administrative & Public Law, Energy Law, Energy Regulatory Law, and Environmental Law
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch 2023: recognised for Energy Law
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch 2022: recognised for Energy Law, and Environmental Law
  • Benchmark Litigation Canada Awards 2020: Impact Case Award for TransAlta Generation Partnership v Balancing Pool

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Bar Admissions

  • Alberta (2019)
  • British Columbia (2018)


University of British Columbia (J.D., 2017)

University of Alberta (B.Sc. Honours, 2013)

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