Natalie practices in all areas of provincial and federal employment and labour law, with an emphasis on employment litigation, human rights law, labour law and arbitrations, defamation law, and workplace privacy matters.
Natalie is a trusted advisor to and advocate for employers in a variety of industries. She is able to quickly identify legal issues and provide effective practical solutions to complex human relations issues that arise in her clients’ workplaces. She focuses on understanding the intricacies of her clients’ businesses and developing collaborative relationships with her clients.
Natalie is a skilled negotiator and litigator and uses these skills to assist her clients in resolving their disputes and claims or advancing their positions in proceedings before the courts and various administrative boards and tribunals.
Natalie regularly advises employers on a multitude of workplace issues, including hiring, terminations, discipline, human rights accommodation, and compliance with legislation, and assists employers in drafting employment agreements, handbooks, and policies.
Prior to joining Roper Greyell, Natalie practiced employment and labour law and commercial litigation at a large national firm. She also worked in the Review Division of WorkSafeBC as an Intern Review Officer and provided impartial reviews of compensation decisions made under the BC Workers’ Compensation Act.
Natalie frequently authors articles, presents, and provides client-training seminars on topical workplace law and litigation matters.
Natalie loves sports and the outdoors, and when she is not practicing law she can be found playing soccer, hiking, and snowshoeing.
B.A, Psychology, Marketing & Communications, McGill University, 2012
J.D, University of Alberta, 2015
Year of call
British Columbia, 2016
Membership / Affiliations
Access Pro Bono, volunteer
Canadian Bar Association (CBA), member
CBA BC Employment Section Executive, member
Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) BC + YK, member
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE), member
Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC), author and presenter