skip to main content

Aleisha Stevens

Associate

Contacts

P 416.775.4680 P 416.775.4680 F 416.366.3293

Download VCard

Assistant

Sasha Hardtman P 416-366-3763 x245 P 416-366-3763 x245

Aleisha provides advice and representation for clients on all aspects of labour and employment law, and has a developed practice in the field Human Rights law.  She litigates before private arbitrators and a variety of administrative tribunals, and is experienced in the litigation techniques of rights arbitration, interest arbitration, and expedited processes.

While pursuing her law degree, Aleisha studied civil law at the University of Montpellier in France, and was the recipient of several awards in the areas of women's rights law, international law and labour law. Aleisha graduated with honours from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, and was the Gold Medalist of her Honours B.A. graduating class where she focused her studies on human rights, sustainable development, and labour rights. Aleisha also holds a Masters Degree in International Affairs with a focus on international human rights and humanitarian law. 

Aleisha has backpacked, worked, schooled or lived in six of the world's continents, most recently volunteering her time and expertise at a Legal Aid Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa.  She thrives on participation in team sports and endurance competitions, particularly triathlons. 

 

Awards & Recognition

  • Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP Prize (University of Ottawa): For superior overall performance in Labour Law, Employment Law, and Human Rights courses, combined with involvement in extracurricular activities
  • Joubin-Selig Scholarship in International Affairs (Carleton University): For academic excellence entering the Masters program
  • Bertha Wilson Entrance Scholarship (University of Ottawa): For contribution to eradication of gender discrimination
  • Alumni Gold Medal (Wilfrid Laurier University): For highest overall GPA in graduating class
  • Academic All-Canadian (Wilfrid Laurier University): Four time recipient, for excellence in combined academics and athletics (varsity lacrosse)

Education

  • Call to Bar: 2008
  • Masters of International Affairs, Carleton University, 2008
  • LL.B, University of Ottawa, 2007 (Contributing Studies at University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France)
  • Honours B.A., Archaeology/Anthropology, Wilfred Laurier University (Contributing Studies at Langara College, British Columbia/Kenya)

Memberships

  • Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers