Thomson Rogers Welcomes New Associate Alice XiaoOctober 31, 2022
Alice Xiao is a personal injury lawyer at Thomson Rogers. Prior to joining Thomson Rogers as an associate, Alice worked at the firm as an articling student. She is a compassionate and dedicated advocate, committed to going the extra mile to help her clients achieve their goals. Alice is fluent in Mandarin and passionate about assisting clients with language and cultural barriers in accessing and navigating the legal system.
Alice received her Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2021. During law school, Alice was involved in various equity-seeking initiatives. She participated in the Feminist Advocacy Program and worked as a student lawyer at the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic, advocating for women who were victims of violence. She also volunteered with the Family Law Project with Pro Bono Students Canada, assisting low-income, self-represented litigants. Alice’s interest in advocacy led her to participate in several mooting competitions, including the Walsh Family Law Moot, where she and her teammates won the Best Factum award. Prior to law school, Alice graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE).
Outside of work, Alice is an avid sports fan, movie buff and competitive chess player.
Established in 1935, Thomson Rogers is a leading Ontario plaintiff litigation firm specializing in personal injury, class action, municipal, family, employment and education litigation. Our personal injury group has a reputation for taking on the most complex and challenging litigation matters ranking as one of Canada’s Top 10 Personal Injury law firms. Our class action group deals with a complete array of mass tort cases in personal injury, product liability and institutional abuse. Our municipal law group is active in all areas of land development, including environmental assessments and expropriations. Our family law group provides representation in family/matrimonial litigation. Our employment litigation group is experienced in contractual disputes including wrongful dismissal, employment agreements and defamation. Our education law group advises school boards about education law, labour relations, and employment. Our lawyers regularly argue cases before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. We advocate before administrative boards and tribunals across the Province, are leaders of major legal associations and active in the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.
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