Cindy Clarke is the National Group Head – Specialized Litigation. She is a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and the Client Relationship Partner for HIROC and another of BLG’s most significant clients. Cindy is a member of the firm’s National Management Committee. She also maintains an active practice in the Health Law and Class Actions Groups. Cindy defends hospitals, and other health organizations in medical malpractice actions on behalf of HIROC, and she also routinely provides advice to hospitals on a variety of issues including physician privileges matters.
Cindy was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1999. She was awarded an LLB degree from the University of Western (1997).
Cindy received a Value Champion Award from the Association of Corporate Counsel for developing an innovative and client focused fee solution for HIROC. She is the co-author of a book titled Law for Canadian Healthcare Administrators. She is an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School where she teaches the Masters in Health Law program and is a regular speaker at conferences and continuing education courses. Cindy is a recipient of the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) – Canada’s Most Powerful Women Award, Lexpert’s Rising Star Award, and the Lexology Client Choice Award for outstanding client service and recognized by Benchmark Litigation as one of the Top 25 Women in Litigation in Canada. Cindy is also a Winner of a 2018 Lexpert Zenith Award: Mid-Career Excellence in the Legal Profession; Practice Area of Class Actions.