Diane McDowell

Diane McDowell has a combination of skills and experience that meets the highest standards of professionalism and effectiveness required at the mediation table. For over 30 years, Diane represented plaintiffs and defendants in litigation, mediation and arbitration. She joins Global Resolutions in 2015 after a successful career as a senior partner at Rogers Partners LLP. Diane’s practice focused primarily on the management and resolution of insurance disputes, personal injury cases and occupiers’ liability. Diane mentored many young lawyers throughout her career, making her a leader in the legal community. Diane has the qualities of a great mediator; she is experienced, fair and well-respected.

Diane’s areas of expertise include:

  • • Equine Law
  • • Coverage Issues
  • • Insurance
  • • Institutional Sexual Abuse
  • • Occupiers’ Liability
  • • Personal Injury
  • • Products Liability
  • • Torts

Diane graduated from Queen’s University in 1976 and Queen’s Law School in 1979. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1981. In 2008, she was admitted as a solicitor in England.