Tessa is an active member of Miller Thomson’s Labour and Employment and Commercial Litigation groups. Tessa assists employers on a wide range of issues including employment agreements, workplace policies, human rights, employment standards, terminations, wrongful and constructive dismissal, and occupational health and safety. She also has experience appearing before various levels of Court in commercial litigation matters primarily involving contract disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Tessa obtained her Juris Doctorate with Distinction from the University of Alberta. She also obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with Distinction in Human Resources Management from MacEwan University, where she played on the Varsity Women’s Soccer Team.

Tessa remains actively involved in various pro bono programs; serving as a volunteer with the Provincial Court Civil Claims Duty Counsel program and the Court of Queen’s Bench Amicus program.