Jessica Lewis is a partner in the Litigation Group at Cassels. Jessica has a broad corporate and commercial litigation practice, with an emphasis on securities litigation matters. Jessica has acted for companies, and directors and officers in transactional litigation arising from shareholder disputes, oppression claims and class actions, including secondary market liability claims. She has also acted in a wide-range of commercial litigation matters involving contract disputes and insolvency proceedings, as well as competition law claims.
Jessica has appeared before the Supreme Court of British Columbia, the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Jessica’s representative experience includes:
- Defending issuers and individual directors and officers in securities class actions, including cross-border securities class actions involving allegations of misleading and inaccurate disclosure
- Representing issuers and individual directors and officers in regulatory proceedings before the British Columbia Securities Commission
Jessica is a Board Member on the Peter A. Allard School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors and regularly acts as a judge for the first-year moots at the Peter A. Allard School of Law. She is on the Executive of the Canadian Bar Association Securities Executive (BC Branch).