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Rachel B. Runge

Associate

"I offer cost effective and timely solutions for my clients, while ensuring they fully understand and are comfortable with each step of the litigation process."
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Bio

Rachel joined the firm in 2012 as an Articling Student. She became an Associate upon her call to the Bar in 2013. Since joining the firm, Rachel has represented her clients at private mediations and before the Superior Court of Justice, Small Claims Court of Ontario and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal. She practices civil litigation and has a particular interest in the areas of construction negligence, professional negligence, product liability and personal injury claims. In addition, she has represented insurers in various first party disputes arising out of property damage and fire claims.

While at law school, Rachel was a member of the Pro Bono Students Canada and worked with Reach Canada, a legal referral organization that dedicated to providing education and information on matters pertaining to disabilities.

Rachel understands the importance of community involvement and enjoys spending time with various community organizations. She enjoys sharing her passion for litigation and the legal practice with local high schools through the Hamilton Justice Education Network Mock Trial program.

Outside of work, Rachel enjoys yoga, and the occasional beach volleyball game.

Education

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario in 2013
  • University of Ottawa, Juris Doctorate (JD), 2012
  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Honours Bachelor of Arts Criminology and Contemporary Studies B.A. (Hons), 2009

Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Hamilton Law Association
  • Hamilton Lawyers’ Club
  • Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers

Involvement

  • Hamilton Justice Education Network

Presentations of Note

  • Hamilton Law Association, 29th Annual Joint Insurance Seminar – Rule 53.03 Expert Evidence

BLAWG Posts

Mar
10
2017

Claims Canada article by Hughes Amys' Bruce Cook and Rachel Runge: What limitation period governs a personal injury claim by tenant vs. landlord?

Congratulations to Bruce Cook and Rachel Runge for their excellent article, attached, about the Ontario Superior Court's Letestu v. Ritlyn Investments decision regarding the limitation period applicable to an occupiers' claim by a tenant......

News

Jul
01
2013

Hughes Amys LLP would like to welcome our new associate, Rachel Runge, to our Hamilton office.

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