Pamela D. Pengelley is the office managing counsel of Cozen O'Connor LLP's Toronto office. Having joined the firm in 2006, she focuses her practice on large complex commercial and industrial property loss litigation and arbitration, with a concentration on the construction, mining, and energy sectors. Pamela is also the editor of Cozen O'Connor's Canadian Subrogation and Recovery Alerts, and a contributor for Cozen O'Connor's Subrogation & Recovery Blog.
Pamela is called to the bar in Ontario (2006), British Columbia (2011) and Alberta (2011). She is a member of the Toronto Advocates' Society, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the Toronto Lawyers Association.
Pamela has been the recipient of numerous honors including the 2009 David Stockwood Memorial Prize for an advocacy-themed article, the 2008/2009 Marilyn L. Pilkington Award for outstanding academic performance in the LL.M. program, the Canadian Law Library Review's 2005 Feature Article of the Year Award and the 2002 Sonny Ladoo Literary Award. Since 2003, Pamela has been coaching and judging law school teams in the world’s largest advocacy competition, the Willem C. Vis Moot in International Commercial Arbitration, with her teams placing in the top tier. Since 2006, she has attended as a judge for the competition in Vienna, Austria, on an annual basis.
Pamela received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto in 2002, graduating with high distinction and a scholarship for academic excellence. She earned her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2005, where she subsequently completed a Master of Laws. In 2003, while in the United Kingdom, she received a Certificate in International Business Law from Queens University's International Study Center.