Jenn is an associate in the Halifax office of Cox & Palmer. She is a member of our litigation team where her practice includes commercial litigation, administrative law, professional responsibility, insurance, and commercial arbitration.
Jenn completed her legal education at Dalhousie University’s Schulich School of Law. While there, Jenn demonstrated her commitment to her community while gaining invaluable advocacy experience. She interned with the Projects Abroad Human Rights Office in Cape Town, South Africa and also completed (with Honours) a clinical term at Dalhousie Legal Aid Service.
Prior to attending law school, Jenn served nine years as a Naval Warfare Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy, achieving the rank of Lieutenant (Navy). She earned her Naval Officer Professional Qualification and specialized in Information Warfare. Jenn earned the General Campaign Star South West Asia medal for OPERATION ARTEMIS, an anti-terrorism mission intercepting illicit drugs in the Arabian Sea.
- Anritsu Electronics Ltd v Department of Public Works and Government Services – Counsel to the Government of Canada in successfully defending a proceeding before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal arising from the procurement of handheld spectrum analyzers for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED).
- Marine Recycling Corporation and Canadian Maritime Engineering Ltd – Counsel to Public Works and Government Services in respect of a complaint proceeding before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal arising out of a terminated contract for the disposal of a former marine vessel.
- Re Investment Management Corporation of Ontario – Counsel to IMCO in a breach of contract claim with manager of public infrastructure projects.
- Law Society of Ontario v Sorrenti – Counsel to the Law Society of Ontario in an application to have a trustee appointed over a Lawyer’s mortgage administration practice.
- Re Sears Canada Inc – Counsel to Sears Holdings Corporation in connection with four Canadian class actions and related CCAA insolvency proceedings in Canada.
- Canadian National Railway Company v Holmes – Counsel to CN in a complex dispute involving employee fraud, accounting of profits, abuse of process, defamation and negligent exercise of statutory dispute. In the course of the proceedings, obtained Anton Pillar and Mareva injunctions in order to protect evidence and assets related to the alleged employee fraud.
Nova Scotia (2022)
- Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law (JD) 2018
Carleton University BA (High Honours – Legal Studies and Criminology) 2010
Professional Activities & Affiliations
- The Advocates’ Society
- First Generation Lawyer Network (Osgoode Hall Chapter) – Mentor
Community & Volunteer Activities
StepStones for Youth – Mentor
Law Society Memberships
- Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
- Law Society of Ontario
- Canadian Bar Association