Teri is a Toronto labour and employment lawyer with a focus on civil litigation and disability law. As a tenacious advocate, Teri represents clients in connection with all types of employment and labour disputes, including wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, and disability benefits claims.
Time is money, and Teri’s no-nonsense approach is to achieve timely and fair results for her clients whenever possible.
Teri has obtained favorable outcomes for clients at various stages of the litigation process, including procedural motions before the Ontario Superior Court, examinations for discovery, mediation, and hearings.
With a background in disability benefits law and professional misconduct proceedings, Teri takes the time to understand the unique challenges her clients face when their income support, careers and livelihoods are on the line.
Prior to practising employment law, Teri attained considerable academic success. At Kingston University London (United Kingdom), she was awarded an International Scholarship and graduated with First Class Honours, the highest degree classification awarded to only the top students of her graduating law school class.
Eager to serve the community and vigorously fight for the underdog, she also volunteered at a legal clinic, where she represented and assisted at-need individuals facing various legal issues.
Before law school, Teri completed her Bachelor’s degree in Business and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo. She also holds a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science studies from the University of Western Ontario.
In addition to being fluent in English, Teri is a native Cantonese speaker and is conversational in Mandarin. She has on many occasions helped her clients feel at ease by communicating with them in their native tongue.
Outside of the office, Teri enjoys spoiling her Golden Retriever rescue with homemade treats and long hikes. She also loves travelling and exploring other countries.
Professional License and Memberships
- Law Society of Ontario Licensee
- Member of the Ontario Bar Association
- Member of the Canadian Bar Association