Rebecca Potter
Toronto Office

Rebecca Potter

erpotter@thor.ca
416-864-0855

Rebecca Potter is a partner practicing in the firm’s Toronto office.

Rebecca’s practice focuses on all aspects of taxpayer representation and tax litigation and also includes tax planning for charities and not-for-profits. She has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada on a wide range of tax issues. In addition to her experience in court, she also has extensive experience negotiating favourable out-of-court settlements on behalf of her clients.

Rebecca has spoken at numerous continuing education programs on tax topics including various current audit and litigation issues, rectification and rescission, and the taxation of real property sales. She also writes on a range of tax issues and her work has been published in multiple Canadian Tax Foundation publications, Thomson Reuters’ Tax Litigation, and Canada Law Book’s Key Developments in Estates and Trusts Law in Ontario.

Rebecca is the partner responsible for the recruitment of students and associates in the firm’s Toronto office.

Education

  • JD, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • BSocSc, University of Ottawa (Magna Cum Laude)

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Canadian Tax Foundation, Member
  • Advocates’ Society, Tax Litigation Practice Group Leader
  • Ontario Bar Association, Member
  • Law Society of Ontario, Member
  • Women’s Law Association of Ontario, Mentor
  • OBA Charity and Not-for-Profit Section, Former Executive Committee Member