Megan has a commercial litigation practice advising on commercial disputes, with an emphasis on matters relating to Aboriginal rights and consultation, environmental law, contractual disputes and debt claims. Megan has assisted in complex litigation matters relating to environmental issues focusing on regulatory and administrative law.
Megan is a member of Miller Thomson’s Cannabis group, assisting foreign and domestic companies seeking to invest and grow in the Canadian cannabis market. She provides regulatory advice on the medical and recreational market and assists clients with regulatory compliance, licensing, product development, advertising, marketing, product development and export and import issues. Megan’s experience helping clients in this rapidly evolving market focuses on developing and maintaining long-term relationships while coordinating with other Miller Thomson lawyers to provide a full scope of services for businesses involved in the cannabis industry.
Prior to her career as a lawyer, Megan pursued her passion for business strategy and development as Aboriginal Engagement Strategist for Park Derochie in Edmonton; Global Resettlement Policy Analyst and Global Indigenous Policy Writer for Royal Dutch Shell in Calgary; and Policy Intern for the City of Edmonton’s Planning and Development Department.
Megan is the recipient of numerous academic and community involvement awards, including the Hon. Justice Grant Burnyeat Award in Law, Indigenous Law Students Award, Law Foundation First Nations Award, Harold F. and Anne Bedner Uphill Scholarship in Law, and the Métis Foundation Métis Scholar Award.
- Canadian Bar Association
- Law Society of British Columbia
Bar admissions & education
- British Columbia Bar, 2017
- J.D., University of British Columbia, 2016
- B.A., Political Science, University of Alberta, 2013
- Jazz Diploma, Vocal Performance, Grant MacEwan University, 2011