Teneil MacNeil is a partner in the Waterloo office of Miller Thomson. She practices primarily in the area of insurance defence, including the defence of personal injury claims, property damage claims, commercial general liability matters and subrogated recovery matters.
Teneil graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2003 and obtained her Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2006. She was awarded the Brendan O’Brien Entrance Scholarship, the Arts Student Union Award, and the Bryden Research Apprenticeship as a result of her academic excellence.
Teneil was fortunate enough to participate in the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at Osgoode Hall Law School. During her time at University of Waterloo, she was a director of the Arts Student Union and an orientation leader.
Teneil was called to the Bar in 2007 and spent a year practicing family law and general litigation. She then became an associate in Waterloo, practicing primarily in the area of personal injury law. She has acted as trial counsel before the Superior Court of Justice and has appeared before numerous administrative tribunals, including the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunal.
Teneil is a past board member of the Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington and the Volunteer Action Centre, as well as a current volunteer for Family and Children’s Services of Waterloo Region. She has her Grade 10 Piano Certification through the Royal Conservatory of Music and enjoys a variety of recreational sports including volleyball, dodgeball and baseball.
- Risk Assessment (SCS 0981 - 108), University of Toronto, 2013
- LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2006
- B.A., University of Waterloo, 2003
- Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
- Member, Waterloo Law Association
- Presentation on "Off the Beaten Track" with Dan Strigberger at an OMIA Workshop sponsored by Miller Thomson, May 2013
- Presentation on Attendant Care at an Accident Benefits workshop, January 2013
- Insurers Beware: Costs Awards Need NOT Be Proportional to Damage Awards, Miller Thomson Ontario Insurance Litigation Blog, May 2016
- Unidentified Automobile Coverage and Relief from Forfeiture in the Face of Non-Compliance with Reporting Requirements, Miller Thomson Ontario Insurance Litigation Blog, January 2016