2017 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize Winner Announced

31 August 2017

Harvey T. Strosberg, Q.C. and Irwin Law Inc. are pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 Harvey T. Strosberg Essay Prize for the best student essay on Class Actions in Canada is Madeleine Brown.

Ms. Brown received her JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in June 2017, where she received the Gurston Allen Prize in Conflict of Laws. She is currently articling at a litigation boutique in Toronto, and teaches negotiation at Osgoode as a member of the “Lawyer as Negotiator” course teaching team. 

Her prize-winning paper, “Our Ageing CPA: It’s Time for Ontario to ‘Opt-In’ to a Modern Global Class-Actions Framework,” will appear in an upcoming issue of the Canadian Class Action Review. She will also receive a prize of $10,000, and has been asked to join the judging panel for next year’s competition.