Danielle DiPardo (she/her/hers) is an associate in the Litigation Group at Cassels. Danielle has a broad corporate and commercial litigation practice. She offers experience in securities and regulatory matters, corporate/commercial disputes, contract disputes, and franchise litigation. Danielle also has experience representing clients in litigation proceedings involving fraud and breach of fiduciary duties. Through a secondment to Coca-Cola Canada’s head offices, Danielle gained valuable insight into the business needs of clients.
Danielle is called to the bar in both British Columbia and Ontario and has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the British Columbia Supreme Court, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and the British Columbia Securities Commission.
Danielle received her J.D. from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University where she was awarded the McInnes Cooper Internet Media Law Prize. At law school, Danielle was the treasurer for the Dalhousie Feminist Legal Association, a Co-Chair on the Law Students’ Society Social Committee, and a committee member for Law Games. Danielle was also a student advocate for the Dalhousie Student Advocacy Service where she advocated for students regarding academic appeals and disciplinary matters both informally and at Senate Disciplinary Committee hearings. Danielle spent a term studying in the International Exchange Program at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany, where she obtained a Certificate in Management and Leadership for Lawyers.
Prior to law school, Danielle graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (with Distinction) from Brock University.