Katie Butler



Katie assists public and private sector clients—including municipalities, schools, hospitals, developers, businesses and private landowners—with planning, by-law, municipal and expropriation matters.

She serves on the Municipal Law Section Executive for the Ontario Bar Association, and is an active member of the expropriation bar.


  • Acting for regional municipalities on various land use planning and expropriation matters, including complex negotiations and appeals.
  • Providing guidance to schools and school boards with respect to expropriation, planning, and regulatory matters, including by-law interpretation and compliance.
  • Assisting hospitals in connection with planning, expropriation, and real estate matters.
  • Advising businesses in the resolution of zoning by-law disputes.
  • Assisting individual landowners with planning and expropriation issues.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Expropriation Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the Novae Res Urbis Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area annual rankings for the Top 10 GTHA Development Law Firms for the past three years.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2017
  • JD, University of Windsor, 2016
  • BA (Hons.), York University, 2012