Ms. Taylor joined CAMH in 2009. In her current role, she is responsible for the oversight and provision of all legal services at CAMH. Her team of six legal counsel addresses all legal needs of CAMH, including litigation before the Consent and Capacity Board, Ontario Review Board, Ontario’s Coroner’s Office, Human Rights Tribunal and all levels of court including the Supreme Court of Canada. She and her team also address CAMH’s legal issues involving corporate-commercial agreements, all aspects of research agreements, corporate governance, physician credentialing, privacy law and all areas of risk management.
Prior to joining CAMH, Ms. Taylor was a partner in the Health Law Group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, where she began her practice in 2001 upon her call to the bar. In her role at Borden Ladner Gervais, she advised and represented a variety of health care institutions, on a wide scope of issues ranging from medical malpractice litigation, coroner’s inquests, privacy law, physician credentialing, quality of care measures, risk management and general corporate advice.
Ms. Taylor has served as Faculty Chair of the Ontario Hospital Association’s Principals and Applications of Health Law, Program Director for Osgoode Law School’s Mental Health Law Certificate course and is a Co-Editor of the Canadian Health Law Practice Manual. She obtained her law degree from Dalhousie Law School. Ms. Taylor was named one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars Under 40 in 2011 and was nominated as one of Canadian Lawyer’s Most Influential Lawyers in 2014.