Natalia Rodriguez is a member of the Commercial Litigation Group located in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. In addition to her general commercial litigation practice, she advises clients on labour and employment, construction, and insurance matters. Natalia also practises in the areas of public law litigation and appellate advocacy. She has represented clients and argued cases before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Natalia was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2011. Prior to joining BLG, Natalia clerked for the judges of the Ontario Court of Appeal and for Justice LeBel at the Supreme Court of Canada. In 2010, she was awarded the Silver Medal in Law by Queen's Law School for achieving the second highest overall academic standing in her graduating class. She also received three course-specific awards for achieving the highest standing in those courses.
From 2012-2014, Natalia served as Commission Counsel for the Elliot Lake Commission of Inquiry investigating the collapse of the Algo Centre Mall and the subsequent emergency response.