Rachel Laurion is a strategic, pragmatic, client-focused litigator who assists clients in finding effective solutions to a wide variety of matters. She is an advocate who maintains a broad dispute resolution practice, with a focus on complex commercial disputes, defamation matters, and product liability matters.
Rachel regularly appears before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Divisional Court, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada and she has represented participants at high profile public inquiries. Rachel has also served as independent legal counsel to the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Rachel’s community work includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Pharmacists Association, serving on the Girl Guides of Canada’s National Appeals Committee, and regularly volunteering as Duty Counsel at the Toronto Small Claims Court where Rachel provides assistance to unrepresented litigants as part of the Pro Bono Law Ontario Duty Counsel Project. Rachel also represents advocacy organizations such as the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
Rachel completed her Bachelor of Arts at New York University, her Masters of Science in Social Work at Columbia University, and her Juris Doctor at Western University.