Madeline practices in workplace law and commercial litigation. Drawn to the human element of workplace law, Madeline has worked on human rights complaints and a variety of labour grievances. In litigation, Madeline applies analytical thinking to support complex legal arguments. Before joining Harris as an associate in 2021, she summered and articled at the firm.

Madeline obtained her J.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2019. During law school, she spent a semester working at the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side, and served as a student ambassador and the Law Students’ Society’s Director of Wellness.

While attending law school, Madeline received the Hilda Janzen Memorial Award in recognition of her commitment to the community, and the Norton Rose Fulbright Prize in Labour Law in recognition of her academic achievement. Prior to returning to Harris for her articles, Madeline clerked for five justices of the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Recognition

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Prize in Labour Law, 2019
  • Hilda Janzen Memorial Award in Feminist Legal Studies, 2018
  • Legal Leaders for Diversity Scholarship, 2018
  • Brian Hunter Memorial Award, 2016