2017 Rising Stars Award Winners
Miranda Lam is a partner in McCarthy Tetrault’s Litigation Group in Vancouver. She practises in the areas of business disputes, including contractual claims and economic torts, and her areas of specialization include securities litigation, shareholder remedies, corporate governance issues, and internal investigations, as well as internet and e-commerce issues and defamation. She has successfully appeared as counsel in the superior and appeal courts of BC and Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as represented clients in various commercial arbitration proceedings and class action proceedings. She currently serves on the Board of the Vancouver Foundation, and is past Chair of the Board of Directors for the University of British Columbia Alumni Association (UBCAA). When she was Chair of UBCAA, she chaired numerous committees, including the Chancellor Nomination Committee as well as the UBC Alumni Achievement Awards. She is also on the Boards of United Way of the Lower Mainland and Imagine Canada. She helped organize The Advocates Society’s inaugural sold out women in litigation event in BC in June 2017.