Emilie Dillon

Emilie is an associate in our Disputes group. She maintains a broad civil and commercial litigation practice. Emilie obtained her J.D. from Queen’s University. She previously obtained her B.A. in Economics and Political Science from McGill University, where she graduated with distinction. While in law school, Emilie worked as a research assistant to Professor Alyssa King and studied trends in global civil procedure and international arbitration. In her second year, Emilie participated in the national bilingual Laskin moot in administrative and constitutional law as a bilingual oralist. The following year, Emilie served as student coach for the Queen’s Laskin moot team, which finished 2nd overall in Canada.

Prior to attending law school, Emilie spent a summer working at a boutique international trade law firm in Ottawa. Emilie joined Osler as a summer student in 2020 and completed her articles with the firm in 2021-2022.

Representative Work

  • General Motors

    General Motors in its US$150 million equity investment in Nouveau Monde Graphite

Latest Insights

  • Blog Jun 4, 2024

    So you’ve submitted your report under Canada’s Modern Slavery Act — now what? Best practices to ensure supply chain compliance

    The first reporting deadline under Canada’s Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (the Modern Slavery Act or the...

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    So you’ve submitted your report under Canada’s Modern Slavery Act — now what? Best practices to ensure supply chain compliance
  • Blog Apr 18, 2024

    Budget 2024 proposes new reforms to combat financial crime in Canada

    The federal government’s Budget 2024 includes measures to combat financial crimes, with a particular focus on money laundering. Read...

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    Budget 2024 proposes new reforms to combat financial crime in Canada
  • Blog Mar 5, 2024

    Compliance is starting to break the bank — it doesn’t have to

    On February 21, 2024, LexisNexis Risk Solutions published its True Cost of Financial Crime Compliance Study, reporting on the results of a global...

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    Compliance is starting to break the bank — it doesn’t have to
  • Osler Update Dec 11, 2023

    White-collar enforcement will continue to take shape in 2024

    Canada continued to face international criticism for its perceived lack of white-collar crime enforcement in 2023.

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    White-collar enforcement will continue to take shape in 2024
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Awards and Recognition

  • Queen’s Law Bronze Scholar 2021
  • Dean’s List, 2018-2021
  • Queen’s Law Prize in Criminal Law, Health Law

Media Mentions

  • Osler News Sep 14, 2022

    Osler welcomes the 2022 first-year associates to the Toronto office

    Osler Toronto is pleased to welcome the following first-year associates:

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  • Media Mentions Feb 15, 2022

    Recent developments underscore importance of KYC and related due diligence – Financier Worldwide

    Global business relationships are becoming more complex and interconnected, involving several parties throughout a company’s supply chain. In an...

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Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono Law Ontario, Volunteer

Speaking and Writing

Published Work

  • “DOJ Opinion Procedure Release offers guidance for contracting with public bodies”, Aug 27, 2020 (co-author)
  • “U.S. DOJ and SEC update Foreign Corrupt Practices Act guidance”, Jul 10, 2020 (co-author)

Credentials

Education

  • Queen’s University, J.D.
  • McGill University, B.A. (Economics & Political Science)

Languages

  • English
  • French

Professional Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP)