Michelle practices civil litigation, dispute resolution, and regulatory law, with a focus on environmental and public utility matters. In Michelle’s regulatory law practice, she has experience in provincial and federal regulatory regimes, environmental assessments and compliance, and defence of regulatory penalty matters. She also has a particular interest in, and experience advising clients on, provincial and federal lobbying matters. In her civil litigation practice, Michelle regularly assists in various commercial, energy, and administrative matters by conducting research, drafting, and advocating. She has appeared before the British Columbia Provincial Court and Supreme Court, as well as assisting clients in commercial arbitrations.

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.

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

News & Publications

News & Publications

Blog Posts

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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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