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Partner

Lindsay Scott

B.A. (Hons.), M.A., J.D.

Lindsay Scott is a business-minded litigator that finds practical solutions to a wide range of employment and commercial disputes. Lindsay has represented businesses and individuals at all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. She is also frequently retained to conduct or advise organizations on sensitive workplace investigations.

 

Lindsay is frequently cited in the media, having offered her legal expertise on CTV News, CBC News: the National, in Chatelaine magazine, and various podcasts and radio shows. Lindsay’s work has also received significant recognition within the legal community. In 2022, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory listed Lindsay as “Repeatedly Recommended” for Commercial Litigation, and Benchmark Litigation named her a “Future Star” and featured Lindsay on its “40 & Under Hot List”. In 2021 Lexpert Magazine named her a Rising Star in Litigation (Leading Lawyer under 40). In 2020, Lindsay was featured on the cover of Precedent Magazine as a Precedent Setter Award recipient.

 

Lindsay is an active volunteer with Pro Bono Ontario’s Free Legal Advice Hotline, a frequent presenter on Continuing Legal Education panels, and is a co-founder of GROWL (Group of Racialized Ontario Women Litigators).

Education

  • University of Ottawa, J.D., 2010
  • University of Alberta, M.A., 2007
  • Brock University, B.A. (Hons.), 2006

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2011

Professional Affiliations

  • The Advocates' Society
  • GROWL (Group of Racialized Ontario Women Litigators)

Awards and Honours

  • Best Lawyers in Canada - Labour and Employment Law
  • Benchmark Litigation - Future Star
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Repeatedly Recommended - Litigation - Corporate Commercial
  • 2021 Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyer Under 40
  • Recipient of 2020 Precedent Setter Award

Representative Work

  • Acts for employees and employers in employment litigation (see recent Ontario Court of Appeal win 2022 ONCA 454).

  • Acts for executives in negotiating favourable employment contracts and termination packages.

  • Advises businesses about human resources and employment law concerns, including human rights law and terminations.

  • Conducts sensitive workplace investigations and/or advises employers and employees on such investigations.

  • Represents commercial litigation clients on shareholder disputes, oppression actions, breach of contract claims, and other business-related disputes.

Community Involvement

  • Co-founder – GROWL (Group of Racialized Ontario Women Litigators)

  • Volunteer – Pro Bono Ontario Free Legal Advice Hotline

Publications

Presentations

  • Guest speaker – Workplace considers COVID-19 vaccine requirements – The National – August 2021

  • Guest speaker – Segment on vaccines – The World at Six – CBC Radio – August 2021 (segment starts at 16:48)

  • Presenter – Emerging Issues in Directors’ and Officers’ Liability 2021 – Law Society of Ontario – April 2021

  • Presenter – Legal 101 for physicians – Canadian Women in Medicine’s Leadership Series – March 2021

  • Presenter – Civil Sexual Assault: Critical and Emerging Issues – Osgoode Professional Development – February 2021

  • Presenter – Managing Pandemic Pitfalls: Accommodation and Termination – The Advocates’ Society – January 2021

  • Presenter – Commercial Litigation Update – Top Trends Impacting Clients Going into 2021 – Canadian Lawyer – November 2020

  • Guest speaker – Salary cuts? Unsafe conditions? Your work-related legal questions, answered – Wait, There’s More – Global News podcast – June 2020

  • Guest speaker –Segment on remote work – CTV News (Toronto and Ottawa) – June 2020

  • Guest speaker – An employment lawyer explains what we need to know as workplaces open– The Big Story podcast – May 2020

  • Presenter – Key Principles in Commercial Litigation – Law Society of Ontario – April 2020

  • Co-Chair – A Paralegal’s Guide to Litigating a Contract – Law Society of Ontario’s CPD – December 2019

  • Instructor – Civil Litigation: Emond Montgomery Paralegal Licensing Examination Prep Course – August 2018

  • Instructor – Civil Litigation: CanBarPrep Lawyer Licensing Examination Course – Spring 2018

  • Presenter – Technology in Practice: Hacks – LSUC-accredited Continuing Legal Education – Fall 2017 (with Jean-Claude Killey)

  • Instructor – Civil Litigation: CanBarPrep Lawyer Licensing Examination Course – Spring 2017

  • Presenter – I Will Survive: Preparing for Complex Commercial Litigation Trials – Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario – Spring 2017

  • Presenter – Transcendent Civility’ in 2016: Rules, Cases, and Best Practices – LSUC-accredited Continuing Legal Education – Fall 2016 (with Emily Lawrence)

  • Presenter – Documentary Discovery of Social Medial in Wrongful Dismissal Litigation – Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario – Fall 2016

  • Facilitator – Drafting Winning Motion Materials – Toronto Lawyers’ Association – Fall 2015

  • Instructor – Employment Law: Emond Montgomery Paralegal Licensing Examination Prep Course – Osgoode Hall – June 2015

  • Facilitator – Drafting Winning Motion Materials – Toronto Lawyers’ Association: Case comment – Daniels v. Canada, [2013] F.C.J. No. 4 – Ontario Bar Association – Aboriginal Law Section, May 2013 – Fall 2014