Samantha practises in the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She maintains a wide-ranging civil and commercial litigation practice which includes real estate litigation and bankruptcy and insolvency litigation and professional negligence litigation.
Samantha has appeared on behalf of clients in Ontario Superior Court, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Supreme Court of British Columbia and the BC Securities Commission. In addition, Samantha assists clients in finding creative resolutions to litigation in a variety of alternative dispute resolution settings.
Samantha completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Ottawa in 2009, following which she attended law school at the University of Toronto. During law school Samantha served as a research assistant for the Environment and Land Tribunal of Ontario.
Samantha joined Foglers in 2014 after articling and working as an associate at a commercial litigation firm in Toronto.
MAY 27 2021
Virtual Hearings Best Practices
Wondering what should happen in civil litigation when the "new normal" arrives? Samantha Green interviews Anne Posno, David Steinber and Nadia Campion on virtual hearings best practices. To read their perspective visit the OBA article link here: https://www.oba.org/Sections/Civil-Litigation/Articles/Articles-2021/May-2021/Interview-with-Anne-Posno-David-Steinberg-and-Nad
MAY 19 2021
To Whom It May Concern: Reminder on the Importance of Retainer Letters
On April 7, 2021, in Goldentuler v. Simmons Dasilva LLP, 2021 ONCA 219 (CanLII) the Court of Appeal dismissed the Plaintiff lawyer’s claim for negligence against the Defendant lawyers on the basis that the Defendants had not been retained by the Plaintiff, and therefore the Plaintiff had no legal capacity to sue the Defendant lawyers.
MAY 05 2021
Asking a lawyer to give an opinion on their own negligence? When Discovery goes too far.
In Marshall v. Jackson, 2021 ONSC 2361 (CanLII), released April 1, 2021, Justice Morgan overturned, in part, a Master’s decision to require a lawyer sued for negligence to answer two questions refused on discovery.
JUNE 19 2020
Congratulations to the Foglers lawyers elected to the 2020-2021 OBA Section Executive
Congratulations to Albert Engel, Samantha Green, Olga Samsonova, Jared Schwartz and Bill Taggart on being elected to the 2020-2021 Ontario Bar Association's Section Executive.
MARCH 20 2020
COVID-19: Is Your Agreement of Purchase and Sale Enforceable?
In this new and sudden reality, some people are facing this significant question: do agreements of purchase and sale signed before the outbreak remain enforceable?
FEBRUARY 06 2020
Litigation in the Digital Age: A Guide to the Paperless Practice
On February 6, Samantha Green will be co-chairing the OBA Institute: Litigation in the Digital Age: A Guide to the Paperless Practice. Ron Davis will also be presenting at the program on the topic of “What You Need to Know in a Digital Practice.”
JUNE 12 2018
Congratulations to Samantha Green on her OBA Civil Litigation Section Executive Appointment
Congratulations to Samantha Green on her recent appointment to the OBA’s 2018-2019 Civil Litigation Section Executive as a Member-at-Large.
MARCH 17 2016
8 Tips for Building a Successful Alternative Fee Arrangement
Alternative Fee Arrangement (AFA) has become a buzzword in the legal community, and lawyers should expect clients to ask to enter into an AFA. Prepare yourself with these eight important tips for building an AFA.
"Administrative Justice and Innovation: Beyond the Adversarial/Inquisitorial Dichotomy", by Samantha Green and Lorne Sossin, The Nature of Inquisitorial Processes in Administrative Regimes, ed. Laverne Jacobs and Sasha Baglay (Ashgate), 2013
- Program Chair, Ethics and Civility in Litigation in the Changing Social Dynamic, OBA Insurance Law Program, November, 2020
- Program Chair, Litigation in the Digital Age: A Guide to the Paperless Practice, OBA Institute, February, 2020
- Speaker, Privacy Litigation and Regulatory Update, Lexpert's 10th Annual Privacy and Data Protection Seminar, November, 2018
- Ontario Bar Association, 2020-2021 Member at Large, OBA Civil Litigation Section Executive
- Advocates Society
- Canadian Bar Association
- Law Society of Ontario
- University of Toronto, Juris Doctor, 2012
- University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Social Studies in Political Science and Public Administration, 2009
Samantha is a member of the Grants Committee for Proaction, Cops and Kids, an organization that funds interactive programs for police officers and youth.