Robyn Blumberg is an associate in the Construction and Infrastructure Law Groups at Cassels. Robyn’s practice primarily focuses on helping construction industry clients navigate the civil litigation and dispute resolution process. She advises owners, contractors, and subcontractors on commercial, institutional and residential construction issues, including bidding and tendering, deficiencies, delay, termination, construction liens, breach of contract, and breach of trust. Robyn has regularly appeared on construction lien and other matters before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and assists clients with construction adjudications commenced as part of the Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Contracts (ODACC) process.
Robyn’s experience includes:
- Preparing materials and assisting clients on a wide variety of applications and motions in commercial and construction litigation and ODACC adjudication disputes
- Drafting and reviewing construction contracts prior to the commencement of a project
- Supporting clients with contract interpretation once a dispute arises
- Assisting clients with municipal and architectural licensing inquiries
Prior to joining Cassels as an associate, Robyn was both a summer and articling student with the firm. Robyn completed her JD at Osgoode Hall Law School where she was awarded the Ronald J. Rolls ‘58 Q.C. Prize for the highest standing in Civil Procedure. In the summer of 2013, Robyn was instrumental in coordinating the 34th Annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop (ITAW). Following completion of the program, Robyn continued her work with ITAW as a Research Assistant, investigating and reporting on factors contributing to persuasiveness in trial advocacy. Robyn also spent a semester studying abroad at the University of Hong Kong.
Robyn holds a Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree (magna cum laude) with a major in International and Global Studies and minors in Economics and Legal Studies from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Robyn worked as a Digital Associate at a global media agency in New York City.