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Chelsea Hermanson
Chelsea Hermanson
Contact Information
Telephone: 604-973-1794
Email: [email protected]
Ria Pangasa
Telephone: 236-521-8265
Email: [email protected]
Called to the Bar: 2014 (BC), 2012 (Alberta)

Chelsea joined CFM in 2020 and has experience in a wide range of civil litigation. She was called to the Alberta bar in 2012 and the British Columbia bar in 2014. Chelsea practices primarily in class actions, working on cases involving price fixing, product liability, and privacy breaches. She has represented clients before the provincial, superior and appellate courts in Alberta and British Columbia.

Chelsea received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Calgary and a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa. While in law school, she spent a semester studying at Aarhus University in Denmark.

Since 2017, Chelsea has been an instructor with Luciana Brasil at the University of British Columbia’s Allard School of Law in the area of class actions. She is a current member and past member-at-large, co-chair and secretary of the Canadian Bar Association’s Class Actions Section and volunteers as duty counsel with Amici Curiae Legal Workshops.

Representative Experience

  • British Columbia v. Apotex et. al. (recovery of healthcare costs of opioid crisis)
  • Coburn and Watson’s Metropolitan Home v BMO Financial Group (interchange fee price fixing)
  • Majestic Mattress Mfg. Ltd. v. Vitafoam Products Canada Limited et. al. (polyurethane foam price fixing)
  • Quenneville v. Volkswagen (diesel emissions)