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 not-for-profit organizations, and charities. She has appeared before the Tax Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Federal Court of Appeal and she has extensive experience negotiating favourable settlements on behalf of her clients. She is currently working on a number of tax appeals dealing with a wide range of international, domestic and provincial tax issues.
Rebecca has spoken at numerous continuing education programs on tax topics including current audit and litigation issues, an overview of tax attributes, rectification, and the taxation of real property sales. She also writes on various tax issues and her work has been published in the Thomson Reuters’ Tax Litigation, Canada Law Book’s Key Developments in Estates and Trusts Law in Ontario, and the Canadian Tax Foundation’s Canadian Tax Highlights.
Rebecca is also the Toronto chair of the firm’s Recruitment Committee which is responsible for the recruitment, development and evaluation of students and associates at the firm.
- 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