Rachel Cooper 

Rachel Cooper

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.865.5543
e: rachel.cooper@mcmillan.ca

overview

Rachel is Counsel in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She practises entirely in product liability defence. She routinely represents and advises clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and insurance industries, on products ranging from automobiles, recreational vehicles, farming equipment, and automotive accessories and parts, to plumbing parts, hand and power tools, fire suppression systems, and various consumer goods. Rachel’s defence expertise extends to product inspections, working with accident reconstruction and design experts, defending company witnesses at discovery and the assessment of personal injury and property damage.

Rachel also regularly advises manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers on regulatory requirements of various products, risk management issues and corrective actions including product warnings and recalls. 

Rachel appears regularly before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and represents clients in all aspects of litigation including engaging in alternative dispute resolution.

Rachel joined McMillan in 2014 after working as a litigation associate for another national law firm.

Representative Matters

  • The Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Storr et al, 2014 ONSC 4278 (CanLII)

Education

  • University of Ottawa, LL.B. - 2008
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. - 2005

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2009

Practices

litigation
product liability
dispute resolution

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
  • DRI
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Rachel is Counsel in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She practises entirely in product liability defence. She routinely represents and advises clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and insurance industries, on products ranging from automobiles, recreational vehicles, farming equipment, and automotive accessories and parts, to plumbing parts, hand and power tools, fire suppression systems, and various consumer goods. Rachel’s defence expertise extends to product inspections, working with accident reconstruction and design experts, defending company witnesses at discovery and the assessment of personal injury and property damage.

Rachel also regularly advises manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers on regulatory requirements of various products, risk management issues and corrective actions including product warnings and recalls. 

Rachel appears regularly before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and represents clients in all aspects of litigation including engaging in alternative dispute resolution.

Rachel joined McMillan in 2014 after working as a litigation associate for another national law firm.

  • The Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Storr et al, 2014 ONSC 4278 (CanLII)