Christine Johnson practices in the areas of civil litigation, human rights, employment, labour, and administrative law. She has represented clients in grievance arbitrations and before various adjudicative bodies, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Federal Court of Canada.
Christine is passionate about equality rights, workers’ rights, and the protection of civil liberties. While at law school, Christine was very active with extracurricular activities, co-founding the Osgoode Women’s Network, serving as event coordinator of Women’s Caucus and secretary of JustLaw, and volunteering as a workshop coordinator for LEAF’s Equality at Work program. Christine also spent a semester in the Workers’ Rights Division of Parkdale Community Legal Services, a summer as a student at a small feminist law firm in Ottawa, and a year as a research assistant for a professor focused on developing a more race- and gender-inclusive model of corporate governance. She was the recipient of a McCarthy Tétrault Leadership Award in 2010.
Christine holds a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a combined honours Bachelor of Arts degree in International Development Studies and English from Dalhousie University. Christine joined Champ & Associates as an associate in 2012 after articling with the firm.
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