Cozen O’Connor associate Pamela D. Pengelley has been awarded the 2008/2009 Marilyn L. Pilkington Award from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. This award is based on academic achievement, and is awarded to an LL.M. candidate who is also an LL.B. graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. Called to the Ontario bar in 2006, Pengelley is admitted to practice before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Supreme Court of Canada. She is a member of the Advocates Society, the Canadian Bar Association, the Toronto Lawyers Association and the Canadian Defence Lawyers.
Pengelley received her undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto (B.Sc., 2002) graduating with high distinction and a scholarship for academic excellence. She earned her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in (LL.B., 2005). While completing her academic studies, Pengelley received various honours including the Harold Sonny Ladoo Prize Literature Award in 2002, and the Canadian Law Library Review’s Feature Article of the Year Award in 2005. Since 2003, Pengelley has been coaching Canadian law school teams to compete in the world’s largest advocacy competition, the Willem C. Vis Moot in International Commercial Arbitration, with her teams placing in the top tier. In 2006, she was invited to attend as a judge for the competition in Vienna, Austria.