GRACE MURDOCH understands that effective advocacy is an art which combines thoughtful legal analysis with persuasive communication. She knows that each client has a unique story and is prepared to create a customized strategy that will help them achieve their desired result. Whether a dispute is best resolved in or outside the courtroom, Grace will calmly and confidently advocate for her clients’ interests using a sound and reasoned approach.
Before joining as an associate, Grace worked for Stieber Berlach as a Summer Student and Articling Student. In her time with the firm, Grace has assisted with multiple large-scale class actions, matters before administrative tribunals, and matters before various courts. She has experience in supporting clients with a broad range of litigation issues including construction, personal injury, healthcare, and professional negligence.
In law school, Grace performed executive roles for various student organizations and volunteered through clinics and pro bono organizations to offer legal support to her community. Interested in learning about advocacy in as many legal fields as possible, Grace also participated in a variety of moots within her school. She went on to win, place as a finalist, and coach moots dealing with employment law, criminal law, entertainment law, and civil litigation in trial, appellate, and negotiation settings. These experiences afforded her the unique opportunity to compete on behalf her law school in provincial and national competitions on three separate occasions.
Grace is currently a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association.
- “The Ontario Court of Appeal Highlights Key Considerations in Bringing Jurisdictional Challenges: Breaking Down the Decision in Black & McDonald Limited v. Eiffage Innovative Canada Inc., 2023 ONCA 91” by Grace Murdoch, Steiber Berlach Insights, 2023
- “From Settlement to Stay: The Ontario Court of Appeal Affirms the Importance of Prompt Disclosure of Settlement Information to Related Parties” by Grace Murdoch, Ontario Bar Association and Steiber Berlach Insights, 2023
- “SPECT Scans: Ontario Courts’ Grapple with a “Novel” Evidentiary Tool” by Grace Murdoch, Ontario Bar Association and Steiber Berlach Insights, 2023
- “Ontario Court of Appeal Decides “Innocent Insured” Legislation Does Not Apply Retroactively” by Grace Murdoch, Steiber Berlach Insights, 2022
- “Nervous Shock Claims – Developments In Duty Of Care” By: Jessica DiFederico, Christian Breukelman and Grace Murdoch, Stieber Berlach LLP Annual Client Webinar and Stieber Berlach Insights, 2022