Meet The Team

Megan Keenberg (she/her)

C.S., Q. Arb., Q. Med


(416) 306-6465

Megan Keenberg is a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation. This designation is conferred by the Law Society of Ontario in recognition of lawyers who have met established standards of experience and knowledge requirements in Civil Litigation and have maintained exemplary standards of professional practice. Prior to co-founding Van Kralingen & Keenberg in 2017, Megan cut her teeth in the litigation group of a large national firm and honed her skills at a leading litigation boutique.

Megan has substantial experience in the management of diverse complex commercial claims involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary and/or statutory duties, negligence, fraud, knowing assistance / knowing receipt, civil conspiracy, regulatory compliance, professional liability and other commercial causes of action. Her clients include private and public corporations, directors and officers, key employees, shareholders, partnerships, business owners, creditors and other individuals with business claims.

Megan also has extensive experience in advancing the litigation claims of debtor companies who have sought creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and is well-versed in the cross-practice aspects of restructuring litigation. As part of her practice, Megan also regularly serves as an Independent Supervising Solicitor in the execution of Anton Piller Orders and assists clients with advancing and resisting claims for specific performance or injunctive relief.

In addition, Megan has specialised training in dispute resolution and has been recognised as both a Qualified Mediator and a Qualified Arbitrator by the ADR Institute of Canada and the ADR Institute of Ontario. Her mediation and arbitration practice has a broad application to a variety of civil and commercial disputes, and she has significant experience in the resolution of complex multi-party disputes.

Megan is an active member of the Ontario Bar Association having served multiple terms on the Executive Boards of each of the ADR Section (including as Chair, 2019-2020) and the Civil Litigation Section of the OBA. Megan is also an active member of The Advocates’ Society and has served as a Practice Group Leader for the Arbitration and Mediation Advocacy Group (2019-2020) and as a member of the 10+ Standing Committee (2020-2021). She is a frequent speaker at CLE programs designed for litigators and dispute resolution professionals.

Megan has the confidence of her peers as a trusted referral for both litigation and ADR mandates. She is proud to be included in the Refer To Her initiative for Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability, and Mediators & Arbitrators. Refer To Her is a resource designed to promote and foster referrals to women lawyers and ADR practitioners in Canada.

After working as an actor in New York and Montreal, Megan completed her undergraduate degree graduating summa cum laude, and earned the Gold Medal for highest standing in her year at the University of Ottawa. Megan went on to graduate cum laude from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, where she earned distinctions in Trial Advocacy and Evidence. During law school, Megan served on the Executive Editorial Board of the Ottawa Law Review, a peer-reviewed, bilingual publication.

Megan also holds a Master of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall, specialising in Dispute Resolution, and has completed the prestigious Gold Standard Course on Commercial Arbitration, offered by the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society.

  • Advising and representing the Litigation Trustee of 1511419 Ontario Inc. (f/k/a The Cash Store Financial Services Inc.) in advancing the litigation claims of the estate against its former directors, officers, auditors, lawyers, financial advisors and lenders
  • Representing a major automotive manufacturer with all employment, warranty and supply chain issues
  • Representing a solar energy provider in a complex partnership dispute
  • Representing an agriculture investment company in an action against former partners for fraud, conversion and constructive trust
  • Represented the dissenting shareholders of Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation in pursuit of shareholder remedies
  • Represented a major international bank in a mortgage enforcement action
  • Represented executives in a series of wrongful terminations against an international public company
  • Represented a minor defendant in a digital trespass (hacking) case
  • Advised and represented a major Oil & Gas company in a shareholder dispute arbitration
  • Advised and represented the Litigation Trustee of Hollinger Inc. in advancing the litigation claims of the estate against five groups of defendants, resulting in stakeholder recoveries of about $40M
  • Acted in a proxy solicitation dispute for non-parties that were ultimately elected to the board of directors of Patheon Inc.
  • Represented a major Canadian business process services company in a $100 million private arbitration arising from a contractual dispute
Megan Keenberg
Alex Van Kralingen

Alex Van Kralingen (he/him)


(647) 348-7445

After practising at two large Bay Street firms, and later at a leading litigation boutique in Toronto, Alex started his own firm in 2012, and most recently has become a founding partner of Van Kralingen & Keenberg LLP.

Alex maintains a diverse practice in both commercial/civil litigation and employment law. In his commercial and civil litigation practice, Alex frequently represents companies and individuals in actions alleging misrepresentation, fraud, defamation and other economic torts, mortgage enforcement, as well as pursuing and defending actions relating to shareholder rights, including oppression remedy cases. Alex also has significant experience with professional liability actions, particularly as against lawyers. Further, Alex has successfully brought and defended injunctions against competing businesses, including Anton Piller orders. Alex has successfully represented foreign clients in Letters Rogatory applications and other Ontario-based litigation. He has also represented individuals in applications pursuant to the Civil Remedies Act, achieving significant recoveries from assets seized by the government.

In Alex’s employment law practice, he represents both employers and key employees with respect to questions surrounding termination, federal and provincial human rights requirements, and has significant experience dealing with the obligations of departing employees, including pursuing injunctive relief when required. Alex also assists businesses with their ongoing efforts to comply with the variety of legislative requirements that touch the workplace. To that end, employers frequently call on Alex to provide advice on how to manage everyday issues with their workforce.

Alex also has experience with public interest litigation, recently representing a family in a Coroner’s Inquest which has prompted calls for legislative change. Alex also represented a victims group at the Public Hearings of the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry, which investigated the underlying facts of Elizabeth Wettlaufer’s crimes and suggested systemic solutions to improve the Long Term Care system in Ontario.

Alex has litigated at all levels of Court in Ontario and won precedent-setting cases. He has delivered continuing education sessions to lawyers and businesspeople, and is a trusted advisor to businesses across Canada and in the United States.

Alex studied at Queen’s University, where he won the departmental medal in Political Studies, and later the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he was a Gordon Cressy award winner and also represented Canada at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

B.A.( Hon.), Political Studies (Departmental Medalist), Queen’s University, 2001
J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2004
Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2005

Tsitsos et al. v. Poka, 2022 ONCA 647 (C.A.)

Diab v. Tsitsos et al., 2022 ONSC 1999 (S.C.)

Tsitsos et al. v. Poka, 2021 ONSC 3418 (S.C.)

Fong v. Big Picture Home Entertainment Limited, 2020 ONSC 7503 (S.C.)

Tsitsos et al. v. Poka, 2020 ONSC 5108 (S.C.)

Telus Communications v. Marche et al., 2019 ONSC 5273 (S.C.)

Bradford Travel and Cruises Ltd. v. Viveiros et al., 2019 ONSC 4587 (S.C.)

Burton v. Aronovitch Macaulay Rollo LLP, 2018 ONSC 3018 (S.C.)

Lucky Star Developments Inc. v. ABSA Canada International, 2018 ONCA 346 (C.A.)

Campbell v. Paradigm Sports, Inc., 2017 HRTO 1683 (H.R.T.O.)

Lucky Star Developments Inc. v. ABSA Canada International, 2017 ONSC 4787 (S.C.)

Mal’chykov v. Alitma Dental Canada Inc., 2017 HRTO 398 (H.R.T.O.)

Bernal v. Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples et. al., 2016 ONSC 7981 (S.C.)

Townson & Alexander Consulting v. Pearl, 2016 ONSC 7510 (S.C.)

Al-Omani v. Bird et. al., 2016 ONSC 5779 (Ont. Div. Ct.)

King v. MCI Medical Clinics al., 2015 HRTO 1629 (H.R.T.O.)

Al-Omani v. Pinehurst Corporation et. al., 2015 ONSC 6202 (S.C.)

King v. MCI Medical Clinics al., 2013 HRTO 1284 (H.R.T.O.)

Lanteigne v. Papasotiriou et. al., 2013 ONSC 4134 (S.C.)

Benson Kearley IFG Insurance Brokers v. Logan et. al., 2012 ONSC 2855 (S.C.)

Bowes v. Goss Power Products Ltd., 2012 ONCA 425 (C.A.)

Second Cup v. Eftoda, [2011] O.J. No. 4740 (Master)

Bodzan v. 1226619 Ontario Inc., [2010] O.J. No. 14 (S.C.)

Amjay Ropes and Twines v. Cordex North America et. al., [2008] O.J. No. 1256 (C.A.)

Amjay Ropes and Twines v. Cordex North America et al., 2007 O.J. No. 3298 (S.C.)

Decision No. 2192/05 2005 ONWSIAT 2745 (Ont. WSIAT)

Katherine Chau (she/her)


(416) 703-7523

Katherine maintains a broad civil litigation practice with expertise in employment law and commercial litigation.

Katherine has experience in all aspects of employment law including wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, harassment complaints, human rights, and discrimination claims. Katherine regularly advises employers and employees regarding severance packages, employment contracts, workplace policies and workplace investigations. Katherine has represented clients in employment matters at numerous administrative tribunals as well as before various levels of court in Ontario.

Katherine also has experience in assisting clients with complex commercial disputes including contractual disputes, injunctions, defamation, negligence, fraud, breach of fiduciary and/or statutory duties, and oppression.

During law school, Katherine received awards including the Professor H.R.S. Ryan Prize for highest standing in Evidence. Katherine also worked as a caseworker at Queen’s Legal Aid, participated as an Oralist in the Wilson Moot and the Hicks Morley Labour Arbitration Competition, and completed a public interest internship with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Laos.

Prior to attending law school, Katherine completed her undergraduate degree in Business Administration at the Schulich School of Business at York University.

In her spare time, Katherine volunteers on the Board of Directors of St. Stephens Community House, a non-profit social services agency located in downtown Toronto.

B.B.A., York University, 2010
J.D., Queen’s University, 2013
Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2014

Katherine Chau
Mark Repath

Mark Repath (he/him)


(416) 703-5353

Mark’s practice is split between employment law and commercial/civil litigation.

In his employment practice, Mark has successfully defended employers and directors before the Ontario Superior Court, Ontario Labour Relations Board and Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. Mark also acts proactively on behalf of employers, from drafting enforceable employment contracts and policies, to executing Anton Piller Orders against departing employees for misuse of confidential company property.

For employees, Mark frequently litigates wrongful dismissal actions, including those where there is an entitlement to unpaid commissions, bonuses or incentive compensation. Mark has also successfully advocated for personal liability of individual directors of an employer – an important judgment to receive when a corporation has disposed of its assets.

Mark frequently writes on topics related to employment law and has authored articles in HR Professional magazine.

Mark’s commercial/civil litigation practice is diverse. He has represented clients at arbitration, and at all levels of Court in Ontario, relating to actions for breach of contract, misrepresentation, negligence, mortgage enforcement, oppression and defamation. Mark’s clients range from large banks and general contractors, to private lenders, smaller digital marketing agencies, retirement homes, and individuals.

Separately, Mark has valued the unique experiences he has had representing clients at the Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System, and in civil forfeiture proceedings pursuant to the Civil Remedies Act, 2001 to recover government-seized money and property.

Prior to joining the firm, Mark worked at a Bay Street labour and employment firm upon completing his law degree at Queen’s University, and his undergraduate studies at the University of Guelph.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys boating and snowmobiling at his cottage on Chandos Lake, playing hockey and golf, and watching the Toronto Maple Leafs.

B.A. (Hon), Criminal Justice and Public Policy, University of Guelph, 2010
J.D., Queen’s University, 2013
Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2014

Jennifer Hand (she/her)


(416) 304-9545

Jennifer maintains a general civil litigation practice focused on complex commercial disputes, professional negligence, breach of contract, defamation, misrepresentation, occupiers’ liability, and employment law. She is also a licensed Private Investigator. She is currently expanding her practice to include privacy compliance and workplace investigations. Prior to joining Van Kralingen & Keenberg LLP, Jennifer honed her litigation skills in the Toronto office of a large national firm.

Jennifer has successfully represented clients at various levels of Court in Ontario. She has also appeared before the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Consent and Capacity Board, the Health Professionals Appeal Review Board, and the Law Society Tribunal. As a member of the Van Kralingen and Keenberg LLP team, Jennifer is well positioned to extend empathy, while providing meaningful advice, to those who find themselves navigating the civil legal system.

Jennifer is a Newfoundlander and an endlessly curious person. Jennifer volunteers with the Pro Bono Legal Hotline program and as an executive member of Demand Inclusion, a grassroots collective that promotes greater diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. Her hobbies include jigsaw puzzles and gardening.

Neuchatel Junior College, 2008
B.A. (Hon), History and French Literature, Queen’s University, 2012
J.D., Schulich School Of Law, Dalhousie, 2016
Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2017

Seelster Farms et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen and OLG, 2020 ONSC 4013 (S.C.)

Umanski v. Kaul, 2020 HRTO 994 (HRTO)

GL (Re), 2018 CanLII 132242 (ON CCB)