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McMillan LLP welcomes Stevie O’Brien back to the firm

News Jan 10, 2023

McMillan LLP is pleased to announce that Stevie O’Brien is re-joining the firm as counsel within the Government and Public Policy group. Stevie will also be acting as a dual appointment Senior Advisor with McMillan Vantage, Canada’s premium public affairs firm strategically affiliated with McMillan LLP. She comes to us with more than a decade of federal and provincial government experience, including advising several cabinet ministers.

Stevie first began at McMillan in 2011 as an associate in the litigation and dispute resolution group.

After transitioning to the public sector, Stevie played a consequential role in Canada securing and rolling out Covid-19 vaccines and rapid tests.  During her time as Chief of Staff to Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, Stevie was extensively involved in advancing the government’s legalization and regulation of cannabis, as well as setting foundations and frameworks for the assault weapon ban.

Her experience also includes serving as Director of Parliamentary Affairs and Issues Management to the Minister of Health, legal counsel to the Liberal Party of Canada during the 2021 General Election Campaign and Chief of Staff to the Ontario Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry.

Read more about Stevie and her extensive experience here.


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