Megan E. Shortreed
Hearing & Appeal Elected Bencher Lawyer
Ms. Shortreed is a partner at Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP, where she practises civil litigation and administrative law, including professional discipline, professional negligence, employment, estates and corporate/commercial disputes. Ms. Shortreed has been involved in cases before all levels of court, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada. She also has extensive hearings experience before professional disciplinary tribunals. In particular, she appears often as prosecuting counsel before the Discipline Committee of the College of Nurses of Ontario, the Ontario College of Pharmacists and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario. She has also appeared as prosecutor at the Professional Engineers Ontario, College of Chiropractors of Ontario, and the Canadian Institute of Actuaries. In addition, Ms. Shortreed has represented lawyers, accountants, real estate agents and stock brokers in professional discipline matters and in defence of negligence claims. She has acted as an adjudicator in university discipline cases, and often acts as an independent workplace investigator. Ms. Shortreed is recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as “Most Frequently Recommended” for Corporate Commercial Litigation, and featured in Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. She is also routinely recognized by Benchmark Litigation and The Best Lawyers® in Canada. She is the recipient of a Lexpert Zenith Award Celebrating Women in Law and the Toronto Lawyers Association’s Honsberger Award.