Stephanie Garraway is an associate in the Construction Law Group at Cassels. Stephanie’s practice focuses on providing strategic and practical advice to clients operating at all levels of the construction pyramid, including owners, developers, general contractors and suppliers. She also maintains a broad commercial litigation practice to service both construction and commercial clients. Stephanie’s niche construction litigation practice includes representing clients in construction lien actions, bidding and tendering disputes, as well as breach of trust, delay, and deficiency claims. Her commercial litigation practice has included debt recovery, real estate litigation, partnership litigation, shareholder disputes, creditor-debtor litigation, various injunction-type proceedings, product liability, and general contractual disputes. Stephanie has broad courtroom experience and has regularly appeared on contested matters at various levels of court including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Ontario Court of Appeal.
In addition to her role as an advocate, Stephanie’s past experiences have made her a sound business advisor to clients, with an ability to offer workable, practical solutions that accord with a client’s business practices. She continues to work with clients to help navigate the risks associated with any stage of a construction project.
Stephanie is an active member of the community. During law school, she collaborated with International Legal Partnership to conduct remote research for the Foundation for Human Rights Initiative in Uganda. She continues to engage in local and national charitable events by volunteering in various mental health initiatives and as a sitting University Councillor at her alma mater, Queen’s University.