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Genevieve Shemie, Articling Student

Genevieve Shemie

Articling Student Fasken
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Genevieve joined the Fasken team after completing her third year in the joint BCL/JD program at the McGill Faculty of Law.

Set to graduate in December of 2021, Genevieve is particularly invested in innovation and biotechnology, with an emphasis in litigation. During law school, she worked with the McGill Center of Genomics and Policy to publish works on the integration of novel medicines into the Canadian healthcare system.

Genevieve spends her free time sewing, swimming and doing yoga alongside her cat, Spoons. 

Career & Education


  • BCL McGill University
  • JD McGill University

Community involvement

  • Volunteer Researcher, Legal Information Clinic at McGill (2019-2020)
  • Research Assistant, Center for Research Action on Race Relations (2020-2021)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vice-President of Finance, McGill Law Negotiation Club (2019-2021)