Ms Maniago is a partner in BLG's Vancouver Corporate Commercial Litigation Department, and is a member of the firm's international and domestic arbitration groups. Ms Maniago practices primarily in the area of corporate and commercial disputes. She has extensive experience with class action proceedings in Canada, particularly in the areas of product liability claims, consumer protection claims, competition claims, and banking-related claiMs
She has acted as arbitral counsel in several commercial disputes, including commercial lease disputes and complex contractual disputes, in a wide range of industries, such as energy, manufacturing, insurance, and oil and gas. Her clients have been based in Asia, North America, and Europe.
Ms Maniago is very active in both the litigation and arbitration communities. She is currently a director on the Board of Directors for the ADR Institute of Canada, and is a member of the Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP), the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), and an associate member of the British Columbia Arbitration and Mediation Institute. She also serves on the executive committee for the Civil Litigation BC Branch Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association. She regularly publishes and presents at conferences on the topic of arbitration.
Ms Maniago has been recognized as a "Future Star" in 2017 by Benchmark Canada – The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, and has been ranked as a "Rising Star" by LMG Rising Stars since 2015.