Rosanne has been a trusted advisor to Indigenous clients for 30 years, representing First Nations in litigation, negotiations, regulatory processes for resource development projects and consultation processes. It has been her privilege to work collaboratively with her clients to help achieve reconciliation of their section 35 rights.
Rosanne has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the Aboriginal law field in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada, the Doyle Guide and Chambers Canada. In 2022, Canadian Lawyer named Rosanne in its list of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers 2022. She is also a “Woman for Nature” with Nature Canada, in recognition of her work in the Aboriginal and environmental law fields. Rosanne has been counsel to First Nations at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, before regulatory bodies such as the National Energy Board and environmental assessment panels and represents First Nations in reconciliation agreement and treaty negotiations, including to negotiate the first consent-based decision-making agreements in British Columbia.