Krista is the Co-Head of the Infrastructure and Energy Practice. With significant expertise in infrastructure and energy M&A and project development, both in Canada and internationally, she is widely recognized as a leading lawyer in these areas. Krista was an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, where she taught on energy and natural resources law. She also speaks frequently at M&A, infrastructure and energy conferences. Krista is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in energy: power (transactional) (2008-2019) (Currently ranked as Band 1, one of only four lawyers in Canada)
Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in energy: power (transactional) (2016-2019) (Currently ranked as Band 1, one of only four lawyers in Canada)
The Legal 500 Canada—Leading lawyer in energy and natural resources: power (2014-2019)
Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy (electricity) (2018-2019)
Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in energy - electricity (2008-2019); corporate commercial law (2014, 2019); infrastructure (2017, 2019); mergers & acquisitions (2019)
Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—Most Frequently Recommended lawyer in business issues (2018)
Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy regulatory law (2008-2019) and energy law (2019)
Euromoney’s Expert Guides—Leading Lawyer: Energy and Natural Resources, Women in Business Law (2013-2019)
Legal Media Group/Euromoney’s IFLR1000 Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Notable practitioner in project finance (2010), energy project development, M&A (2019)
Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal—Project finance (2015) and energy (2014-2016)
Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal Canada—Public procurement (2013-2014) and energy (2014-2017)
Corporate INTL—Energy law lawyer of the year in Canada (2013)
Global Law Experts—Energy Law - Lawyer of the Year in Canada (2013)
Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide—Leading lawyer in energy: power and projects: PPP and infrastructure (2008-2012)
Real Time News’ LawDay—Leading lawyer in energy/corporate law (2009)
Thomson/Carswell’s Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—One of Canada’s corporate lawyers to watch (2008)
Lexpert—One of Canada’s top 40 lawyers under 40 (2007)
Krista was an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, where she taught on energy and natural resources law. Krista is also a past executive member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Natural Resources and Energy section.
Krista serves as a director and Vice-Chair of The York School, a Canadian Accredited Independent School (CAIS), located in Toronto. She also serves as a director of Rainbow Railroad, an organization dedicated to assisting LGBTQI refugees seeking a safe haven in order to escape violence or persecution in their home countries.