Elie Laskin

Elie is a lawyer in the Disputes Group of our Vancouver office. She has experience in litigation matters with a focus on commercial litigation and class action. Elie is called to the bar in both Ontario and British Columbia. She has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List), Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, and American Arbitration Association. Elie graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School where she served as a senior editor and head of the recruitment and selection committee of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal. Prior to joining Osler, Elie practiced at a large international law firm in Toronto, Ontario.

Representative Work

*Prior to joining Osler:

*YG Limited Partnership and YSL Residences Inc., 2022 ONSC 6548

*Del Giudice v. Thompson

, 2021 ONSC 5379

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update Mar 22, 2024

    No longer just tobacco and opioids: B.C. plans commencing more class actions to recover health care costs involving virtually any product

    On March 14, 2024, the province of British Columbia proposed broad multi-government class action legislation to claim costs arising from...

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    No longer just tobacco and opioids: B.C. plans commencing more class actions to recover health care costs involving virtually any product
  • Osler Update Jan 29, 2024

    What cloud platforms, social media sites and other ‘Internet intermediaries’ need to know about B.C.’s new Intimate Images Protection Act and Regulation

    On January 29, 2024, the Intimate Images Protection Act (the Act) and Intimate Images Protection Regulation (the Regulation) will come into force in...

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    What cloud platforms, social media sites and other ‘Internet intermediaries’ need to know about B.C.’s new Intimate Images Protection Act and Regulation
  • Blog Nov 24, 2023

    B.C. government enforces ‘polluter pays’ principle with Environmental Management Act

    Who is considered an owner and what types of facilities are subject to amendments under British Columbia’s Environmental Management Act and...

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    B.C. government enforces ‘polluter pays’ principle with Environmental Management Act
  • Blog Jun 21, 2023

    The ‘polluter pays’ principle: Proposed amendments to the Environmental Management Act may usher in a new era for B.C. industrial companies

    The B.C. government is proposing amendments to its Environmental Management Act that will require industrial companies to pay for a significant scale...

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    The ‘polluter pays’ principle: Proposed amendments to the Environmental Management Act may usher in a new era for B.C. industrial companies

Awards and Recognition

  • Gowling WLG Prize in Securities Regulation (2018)
  • Lerners Cup Mooting Competition – Finalist (2016)

Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Ontario Hotline

Speaking and Writing

Published Work

  • Michael Watson & Elie Laskin, “Civil Procedure Update” (Paper delivered at the Law Society of Ontario’s Civil Appeals, The Year in Review, 2022).
  • Elie Laskin, “Jackware: A Primer on this Not-So-New Type of Malware” (2022) 1:4 DRI’s The Brief Case, Defence Research Institute.
  • Michael Watson & Elie Laskin, “Civil Procedure Update” (Paper delivered at the Law Society of Ontario’s Civil Appeals, The Year in Review, 2021)

Credentials

Education

  • York University – Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
  • Columbia University, Master’s Degree, Bioethics
  • McGill University, Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology

Languages

  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • The Advocates Society
  • Ontario Bar Association