Margaret Shanahan

Margaret Shanahan

Margaret graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1990 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1992. She began her legal career at a mid-sized litigation firm in downtown Toronto, where she later became partner.

In 1999, Margaret left private practice to take the position of Chief Litigation Counsel for Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company. As C.L.C., she was responsible for overseeing the practice of the lawyers working across Canada in the In-House Litigation Department of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company.

In 2001, Margaret joined with Andrew to create Evangelista, Barristers & Solicitors. Margaret oversees the administrative and operational functions for the firm.

Margaret is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Law Society of Ontario, and a Board Member for the Oakville Rangers Hockey Club.

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Margaret has practiced in various areas of litigation, including:

  • Severe Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defence
  • Municipal
  • Arson
  • Fraud
  • Coverage Opinions
  • Commercial Product Liability
  • Class Action
  • Banking and Commercial Litigation
Energy and Power

Advocacy and litigation services to energy corporations and municipalities throughout Ontario


Our current relationships include providing coverage counsel, litigation defence, subrogation recovery, et cetera


Working closely with municipal administrators, we provide services for a wide array of matters

Financial Institutions

Our services have focused on both national and international banking matters