Ms. Pamela D. Pengelley

Ms. Pamela D. Pengelley

Cozen O'Connor
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Business Law, Insurance Claims ...
  • Ontario
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Biography

Pamela Pengelley is an Associate with Cozen O'Connor, practicing commercial litigation.

Pamela received a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 2002, graduating with high distinction and a scholarship for academic excellence. She earned her LL.B and LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario. During the course of her academic studies, Pamela received various honors including the 2008/2009 Marilyn L. Pilkington Award for outstanding academic performance in the LL.M. prorgram, the Sonny Ladoo Literary Award in 2002, and the Canadian Law Library Review's Feature Article of the Year Award in 2005. Since 2003, Pamela has been coaching Canadian law school teams to compete in the world's largest advocacy competition, the Willem C. Vis Moot in International Commercial Arbitration, with her teams placing in the top tier. She attends as a judge for the competition in Vienna, Austria on an annual basis.

Practice Areas
    Asbestos & Mesothelioma
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Insurance Defense
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Directors & Officers Responsibilities & Liability
  • General Civil
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage Claims/Litigation
  • Subrogation & Recovery
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Ontario
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Ontario Court of Appeal
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Ontario Superior Court of Justice
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Supreme Court of Canada
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate
Cozen O'Connor LLP
Current
Lawyer / Litigation Attorney
Cozen O'Connor
- Current
Pamela D. Pengelley joined the firm’s Toronto office as an Associate in July 2006. She focuses her practice on commercial litigation. Pamela is also the editor of Cozen O'Connor's Canadian Subrogation and Recovery Alerts.
Arbitrator & Coach
Willem C. Vis Moot in International Commercial Arbitration
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By invitation, act as an arbitrator and coach for the Willem C. Vis Moot, the world's largest advocacy competition, held annually in Vienna, Austria. Since 2005, the teams on which I provide coaching assistance have consistently ranked among the top ten of over 200 teams, and recieved awards including the "best oralist" award. The goal of the Vis Arbitral Moot is to foster the study of international commercial law and arbitration for resolution of international business disputes through its application to a concrete problem of a client and to train law leaders of tomorrow in methods of alternative dispute resolution.
Education
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.M.
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Honors: 2008/2009 Marilyn Pilkington Award for Academic Achievement
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Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
LL.B. (2005)
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Queen's University
Certificate | International Buainess Law
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University of Toronto
B.S. | Psychology
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Honors: High Distinction
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Awards
2008/2009 Marilyn Pilkington Award
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Awarded for academic achievement in the LL.M. program
Pro-Bono Honor Roll
Cozen O'Connor
Feature Article of the Year Award
Canadian Law Library Review
Scholarship for Academic Excellence
University of Toronto
Sonny Ladoo Literary Award
University of Toronto
Dean's Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Services
University of Toronto
Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Canadian Bar Association
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Activities: Canadian Defence Lawyers
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Activities: National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP)
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Activities: Toronto Lawyers Association
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Canadian Bar Association
Member
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Advocates Society
Member
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Toronto Lawyers Association
Member
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Canadian Defence Lawyers
Member
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Ontario Bar Association
Member
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National Association of Subrogation Professionals
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Indemnity and Infidelity: Advancement of Defence Costs in Actions 'By...the Corporation
Canadian Business Law Journal
Fessing up to Facebook: Recent Trends in the Use of Social Network Websites for Insurance Litigation
Working Paper
Reality Cheque: Bank Liability for Fraudulent Bills of Exchange
Without Prejudice, Vol 72(2) 45
Confidentiality and Disclosure in Mediation: When the Chicken Won't Talk
Advocates Quarterly, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 473-489
Foresight in Hindsight: An Insight into Ahmed v. Stefaniu and De-biasing Legal Evaluations of Reasonable Care
Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2007, Archibald, Mr. Justice Todd L. and Echlin, Mr. Justice Randall (eds.) (Toronto: Carswell)
The 'Q & A' on Freight Forwarders: Who are They? What Do They Do? When are They Liable?
Without Prejudice, Vol. 72(2)54
Anticipation of Litigation: The Role of Litigation Privilege in Subrogated Claims
Subrogation & Recovery Alert, Cozen O'Connor
A Compelling Situation: Enforcing American Letters Rogatory in Ontario
Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 85(2), 345-372
Suing the Seller: Using Ontario's Sale of Goods Act to Recover Damages Caused by Defective Products in a Subrogated Action
Subrogation & Recovery Alert, Cozen O'Connor
Something to Prove: The Impact of the Burden of Proof in Property Damage Claims
Without Prejudice, Vol. 71(4)
Time's Up! Limitation Periods for Subrogated Actions in Canada
Subrogation & Recovery Alert, Cozen O'Connor
The Volunteer Defence
Subrogation & Recovery Alert, Cozen O'Connor
Recovery Opportunities Arising from Halogen Bulb and Torchiere-Style Lamp Failures
Subrogation & Recovery Alert, Cozen O'Connor
You be the Judge: The Advantages of Arbitrating Subrogated Claims in Ontario
Subrogation & Recovery Alert, Cozen O'Connor
Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse: A Law Student's Perspective on Acquiring Legal Information Literacy
Canadian Law Library Review, Vol. 30(2), 80-84
Contact & Map
Cozen O'Connor
One Queen Street East
Suite 1920
Toronto, Ontario M5C 2W5
Canada
Telephone: (416) 361-3200 Ext. 224
Fax: (416) 361-1405
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