Christine Morano practices health law and advises public and private health industry clients on a broad range of matters.
Prior to joining Miller Thomson, Christine was a Staff Lawyer at the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, where she represented clients in long-term care homes and hospitals. Christine's experience in elder law has given her a unique understanding of the challenges faced by health organizations as they welcome an aging population.
Christine began her career as an associate at a boutique insurance defence firm in Toronto, where she gained litigation experience.
Christine’s practice focuses on the following areas:
Consent and capacity: substitute decision-making and mental health matters.
Hospital and regulatory issues: privacy and complaints, hospital discharge polices, and Chronic Care Co-payment policies.
Long-term care regulatory issues: advising long-term care homes regarding their relationships with residents and staff.
Christine has presented at the Ontario Bar Association’s Elder Law Program on congregate care.
In 2018, Christine was a member of the Toronto Seniors Strategy Accountability Table and the Long-term Care Homes Quality Inspection Program Advisory Committee.
Bar admissions & education
- Ontario Bar, 2016
- Juris Doctor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2015
- Master of Arts in Philosophy, McMaster University, 2011
- Honours Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Political Science, McMaster University, 2008