Marcia represents clients in the private and public sectors, particularly municipalities, police services boards and high-tech companies. Marcia has appeared before British Columbia’s Supreme Court and Court of Appeal, as well as before administrative tribunals, including the provincial and federal human rights tribunal, labour arbitrators and the B.C. Labour Relations Board.
Marcia has been recognized in the 2012-2016 editions of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the area of employment law. She was the Chair of the B.C. Industry Training Appeal Board and the Vice-Chair of the Community Care and Assisted Living Appeal Board of British Columbia. In 2013, she was a sessional lecturer in Employment Law at the University of Victoria.
Marcia began practicing in Vancouver after clerking with the British Columbia Court of Appeal. She subsequently became a senior counsel at the B.C. Labour Relations Board and later transferred to a position with the then Public Service Employee Relations Commission providing advocacy and bargaining services to the Government of British Columbia.
In 1998 she joined the Victoria-based labour and employment firm Fuller, Pearlman, McNeil before joining a national law firm in 2008
- Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers
- Victoria Bar Association
- Law Society of British Columbia
- Victoria Chamber of Commerce
- Human Resources Management Association
- LL.B. Queens University (1988)
- B.A. (with distinction), Carleton University (1985)
- Collective Agreements
- Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
- Labour Relations and Employment Law, including Employment Standards
- Human Rights
- Administrative Law
- B.C. Police Act