Andree D. Taylor
Andree Taylor is an Associate in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. Andree's practice focuses on health law and medical defence, including acting as counsel to the Canadian Medical Protective Association and to physicians. She has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, the Fitness to Practice Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and various hospital credentialing committees.
Andree has experience in a wide range of areas within health care, including privacy, professional liability, pharmaceutical regulation, health professional collaboration, drug therapy management and health care delivery models.
During law school, Andree held various research assistant positions, incuding at ProBono Law Ontario, where she assisted in the development of the Family-Legal Health Program (medical-legal partnership) at SickKids Hospital, and in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa where she researched medical-legal issues surrounding accessibility of medications across provincial drug formularies and tort liability during public health crises such as SARS.
Andree volunteers in a number of community organizations that assist those in need. Andree is the former chair of the By-Laws Committee and member of the board of directors at the Amethyst Women's Addiction Centre. During law school, she also held many leadership positions, including president and co-founder of the Health Law Students’ Association at the University of Ottawa and vice president, Law & Technology Students’ Association at the University of Ottawa.