Renata joined Dolden Wallace Folick LLP as an associate in April 2018. She has experience defending claims in the areas of occupiers’ liability, liquor and hospitality liability, sports and recreation liability, professional liability, and motor vehicle accidents. Before joining DWF Toronto, Renata worked at a full service law firm in Toronto where she practiced professional liability insurance defence of architects and general civil litigation. Renata has appeared before administrative tribunals, the Small Claims Court, and the Ontario Court of Justice. Prior to entering private practice, Renata worked for two government ministries.
- Called to the Ontario Bar, 2017
- The Canadian Bar Association
- The Ontario Bar Association
- Toronto Lawyers Association
Renata obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, majoring in Criminology and Ethics, Society and Law. Renata received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Windsor. During law school, Renata was involved with Legal Assistance of Windsor where she represented clients before the Social Benefits Tribunal and Criminal Injuries Compensation Board.
Publications and Presentations
Co-author, “Court of Appeal Decides That Counsel, Not Class Members, Should Bear the Costs of Class Action Carriage Disputes”, OBA Class Actions Law Section, 2017
Co-author, “OBA Institute 2017: CCLHR’S Program Summary͟”, OBA Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law Section, 2017
Presenter at a First Nations Employment Law Session, 2017
Co-author, “Divisional Court Finds That Discipline Committees Cannot Suck and Blow at The Same Time When Deciding Whether to Award Costs͟”, OBA Administrative Law Section, 2016
Co-author, “Report on The OBA Program: Teachable Moments – Top Issues in Regulatory Proceedings Involving Educators”, OBA Education Law Section, 2016
Contributor, Education and Law Journal – Annual Review of Education Law (Carswell) (2015, 2017)
Co-author, “Human trafficking from Poland to Canada: The Kihew Energy Services Case͟”, Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Slavists, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Brock University, May 24-26, 2014