Professional Experience

Dana has 25 years of experience working in the areas of civil litigation, with a focus on insurance and commercial litigation. Her insurance-related work has included coverage matters, subrogated recovery actions and the defence of a wide variety of property damage and personal injury cases, including claims for catastrophic physical injuries and sexual abuse. Dana has also worked in the areas of construction law, product liability, professional negligence, class action defence, shareholders’ actions, defamation, creditors’ remedies and wrongful dismissal. She has represented clients before various levels of court and tribunals, in negotiations and at mediation. Dana has a particular interest in working on in-depth research and writing projects on complex legal issues.

Professional and Community Involvement 

Law Society of BC


  • “Insurance Defence Counsel – Are You Breaching the Handbook?”, The Advocate, Vol. 64, Part 2, March 2006, 223.
  • “Implied Undertakings in Class Actions”, Class Action Journal, Federated Press, Volume III, No. 3 (2005), 202.
  • “After You – When Primary Insurers Fight for Second Place”, Canadian Bar Association National Insurance Law Section, 2005.
  • “Multi-Risk Policies and the B.C. Insurance Act: the Supreme Court Rules”, Underwritings, Canadian Bar Association National Insurance Law Section, June 2003.

    Practice Areas

    • Class Actions
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Construction / Engineering
    • Defamation
    • Insurance and Professional Liability Litigation
    • Product Liability
    • Wrongful Dismissal (employer defence)


    • LL.B. University of Victoria, 1996

    Bar Admissions

    • British Columbia Bar 1997