Savannah is a trusted strategic advisor and innovative problem-solver with a wide-ranging litigation practice. Savannah has a proactive and solutions-oriented approach to her clients’ needs. She has worked on matters that have gone before provincial courts, the Federal Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Prior to pursuing law, Savannah worked on Parliament Hill advising various Cabinet Ministers on issues impacting Atlantic Canada. She also worked for an international Class Action Claims Administrator, and for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna.
Given her experience, Savannah naturally blends the application of law and politics. She brings an understanding of both sides of the law – from the legislative process to the interpretation and practical application. She leverages this experience to advocate for clients’ interests in litigation and class action matters. Her work, study and experience on political campaigns have uniquely positioned Savannah with an in-depth comprehension of matters involving the Elections Act and Lobbying Act.
Savannah is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and the Canadian Bar Association. She is currently a Commissioner with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission and serves as an Advisory Board Member on the Nova Scotia Round Table on the Environment and Sustainable Prosperity.
Savannah can often be found outside hiking or camping with her wife, Emily, and their dog, Grover, or touring around in their ’78 Westfalia van. She also has a passion for sport and shares this love coaching youth with the Cole Harbour Minor Basketball Association.
Oct 14, 2021
We are pleased to introduce our new 2021 associate lawyers to the McInnes Cooper team: Nicolette Belliveau, Colin Boyd, Tom Creagh, Savannah…