Ottawa Civil Litigation, Human Rights, Employment, Labour & Administrative Law Lawyer
Christine Johnson practices in all of the firm’s areas, with a focus on human rights, labour and employment, and administrative law. She has appeared as counsel or co-counsel before all levels of court, including the Federal Court of Appeal, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and the Supreme Court of Canada. She regularly represents clients in matters before administrative boards and tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.
Christine is often asked to speak on panels and in the media about human rights-related issues. She has also provided discreet legal advice and assistance in several complex sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination cases.
She has been involved for several years as a mentor with the Women’s Legal Mentorship Program at the University of Ottawa, a mentor with the Legal Practice Program at Ryerson University, and pro bono counsel with Reach Canada.
Christine holds a B.A. from Dalhousie University and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2012.