Partner and Head of the Pensions, Benefits and Compensation Group
Goodmans LLP
Toronto, Ontario

Ms. Steele is a partner and the head of the pensions, benefits and compensation group at Goodmans LLP in Toronto, Ontario. She has extensive experience dealing with pensions and benefits in the context of corporate transactions. Ms. Steele also provides advice on issues such as plan structure, administration, compliance, trustee obligations, governance, surplus matters, underfunded plans and plan windups. She has appeared as an expert on a panel dealing with pension funds on the television show "It's Your Money" and has published articles in numerous publications, including Benefits Canada, the Canadian Tax Journal and the Estates, Trusts and Pensions Journal. Ms. Steele is currently co-chair of the Advocacy and Government Relations Committee of the OBA pensions and benefits executive. She is on the Expert Panel for Benefits Canada online and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto law school. Ms. Steele is a frequent speaker and has given numerous seminarson pensions issues. She has an H.B. Comm. degree from Queen's University and an LL.B. degree from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Steele was called to the Ontario Bar in 1997.

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