Called to the British Columbia Bar in February of 2001, Elyssa completed her articles and then practiced with a well-respected mid-sized firm in downtown Vancouver. In 2005 she took over the management of her father’s law practice in the Fraser Valley. Over the following decade, Elyssa established herself as both a well-respected practitioner in her field and as a community leader.
In her Corporate practice, Elyssa primarily assists Owner/Operators with structure and governance issues associated with incorporation, sale and acquisition of corporate assets and of corporations themselves, succession planning and transition of ownership, as well as with windup and dissolution. Elyssa is well-versed in corporate reorganizations and works closely with clients’ accountants and other advisors in estate freeze and other transactions designed to minimize undesirable tax consequences while maximizing tax beneficial outcomes.