Abby is a former prosecutor in the United States who has moved home to BC and is developing a civil litigation practice, while maintaining her deep commitment to public interest work. She is a firm and compassionate advocate who strives to find equitable and innovative solutions for her clients.
Prior to joining SMR, Abby completed two appellate judicial clerkships in New York and Massachusetts. Following her clerkships, she served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Her diverse practice as an Assistant Attorney General focused on administrative, constitutional, appellate, civil rights, and criminal matters. Abby then moved back home to Vancouver and worked at a leading public law litigation boutique before joining SMR.
Outside of work, Abby spends her time discovering new restaurants, travelling near and far, and attempting to train her obstinate dog, Ziggy. She is more effective and persuasive with opposing counsel.
- Clerked for the Hon. Chief Justice Gants of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, 2017-2018
- Clerked at the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department, 2016-2017