Keri E. D. Bedeau

Senior Associate

Toronto
KBedeau@blg.com
416.367.6001

Keri acts for corporations, municipalities and insurers. Her practice focuses on helping clients find solutions to complex commercial and product liability disputes through litigation and arbitration. She defends claims against:

  • municipalities
  • insurers and their insureds involving property damage, non-repair of roads and sidewalks, motor vehicle accidents and occupiers' liability

Keri regularly advocates on behalf of her clients and appears before all levels of court in Ontario. She also appears before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.

Experience

  • Advises insurance clients on coverage issues and disputes.
  • Advises and represents manufacturers in product liability litigation.
  • Assists clients in recovering outstanding accounts.
  • Represents owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers with surety bond claims, construction liens and breach of trust claims.
  • Represents surety bond companies with claims and issues relating to indemnity.
  • Represents victims of fraud in fraud investigations and recovery proceedings.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates' Society
  • Member, Environmental Committee, Toronto Construction Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer duty counsel, Pro Bono Law Ontario
  • Coach, Woodbridge Soccer House League
  • Participant, Habitat for Humanity Women Builds

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2010
  • LLB, University of Ottawa, 2009
  • M.Sc, Illinois State University, 2002
  • BA, Eastern Illinois University, 2000