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Lauren Sheffield

P.416.964.5538  F.416.964.5895  E. lsheffield@cavalluzzo.com

Assistant: Jessica Lo Porto416.964.1115 Ext. 2276

Lauren's Practice Areas

Education

  • Call to the Bar, 2013
  • University of Ottawa, J.D., 2012
  • Mount Allison University, B.A., 2007

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

Lauren joined Cavalluzzo as an associate in 2013 after summering and articling with the firm. Lauren's practice focuses on labour law, pensions and benefits law and professional regulation, with a particular focus on the education sector. Lauren regularly works with teachers and educators in a range of matters, including collective agreement, disability benefits, professional regulation and criminal matters. She represents clients at the Ontario College of Teachers, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and at grievance arbitrations, as well as before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Appeal.


Lauren also presents at training sessions for union members, and she recently presented at a national education law conference.


Lauren received her J.D. from the University of Ottawa, where she graduated cum laude. Throughout law school, Lauren was active with the University of Ottawa’s branch of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), serving on the executive committee and facilitating LEAF’s education programs in local schools. During law school she interned with the Canada Industrial Relations Board.

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