“I defend professionals in complex and high stakes matters. I understand how stressful the legal process can be for them. My job is to help them navigate through this process with minimal stress and to work tirelessly to ensure the best possible results in each and every situation.”

Renée A. Kopp


Renée has extensive experience in insurance related litigation and administrative law. She has developed particular expertise in the health industry sector and has defended clients in difficult, multi-party and large value cases including complex brain injury cases, fatality claims and a multitude of personal injury matters from their inception through to trial. Renée has worked with numerous experts on standard of care, causation and damages issues and negotiated complicated settlements. She has been involved as counsel in long complex trials before judge and jury and appeared before all levels of court in Ontario.

Renée has represented numerous health organizations, long term care facilities, care agencies, counselling services, fertility clinics, retirement residences and a wide range of professionals (dental hygienists, dentists, geneticists, naturopaths, nurses, optometrists, paramedics, pharmacists, physiotherapists, psychiatrists, social workers) in the defence of professional liability claims, in complaint and disciplinary proceedings pursuant to the Regulated Health Professions Act, in Coroner’s investigations and inquests, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care investigations and at Consent and Capacity Board hearings.

Her broader professional liability defence work includes the defence of paralegals, engineers, construction industry workers, brokers and agents, as well other insurance and investment industry professionals. She has also advised clients on coverage and risk management issues.

Renée has also acted on behalf of not-for-profit organizations in the defence of wrongful dismissal claims and at proceedings before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.

She has given presentations at seminars for health and insurance industry clients as well as legal education conferences on risk management issues, record-keeping for nurses, the investigation of claims, the interpretation of health records, physician credentialing issues, the assessment of damages, working with and instructing experts and defending economic loss claims.

Renée is fluently bilingual and services her clients in both official languages.


  • Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa, 1997.
  • Called to the bar, 1999


  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario
  • Medico-Legal Society of Toronto
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers

We deliver results. Proportionate and appropriate file staffing plus creative thinking ensure practical, timely and cost effective litigation outcomes.


Allison Gaw

Corkett v. Ginn, 2021 ONSC 7434 (CanLII) In this personal injury case, the Plaintiff prepared a motion to strike the Defendant’s Jury Notice as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in a stated effort [...]

Bahram Dehghan

Trilokie v Lasenby, 2015 ONSC 6376 In a complex case where the plaintiff seeks over $10.5 million from a motor vehicle accident, Bahram successfully argued a motion to compel the plaintiff to attend [...]

Renée A. Kopp

Recent Presentations and Workshops “How Close is Too Close? Avoiding Bias in Regulatory Decision-Making”, co-presented with Richard Steinecke and Erica Richler, Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia. “Disciplinary Proceedings & [...]