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Kimberly L. Beckman

Partner, Davies Howe Partners LLP

Sector: Private Sector
Discipline: Legal
Year: 2014

Kimberly L. Beckman

Partner, Davies Howe Partners LLP

Magic Moment: On the day my three year old flushed my watch down the toilet because “If you don’t know what time it is, you won’t leave,” I completed a cross examination at the OMB that worked. Senior (opposing) counsel passed me a note that said “Welcome to the club – stripes earned!”

Key Influence: Diana Santo taught me how to truly evolve in a career and to seek out work that you are passionate about, balanced with a steadfast commitment to family and food.

Julia Ryan taught me that you can never prepare too much.

Next Big Challenge As An Industry: Transportation infrastructure and housing are key. We need to fundamentally shift funding models at all levels of government if we are going to have a fighting chance at meeting the challenges ahead.

Secret Talent: I make killer food sculptures with five year olds.

On Championing Others… I assume that everyone I come in contact with can handle the deep end. I am then there to coach, support and cheer on their successes – whether they are on my team or not.

One word that captures you: Unapologetic