Lauren Harper

Lauren Harper

Associate, Litigation

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.4288



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2016


University of Toronto, J.D.

Queen’s University, B. Sc. (Honours) Life Sciences





Lauren is an associate in our Litigation Group. She maintains a general civil and commercial litigation practice.

Lauren obtained her J.D. at the University of Toronto. Prior to law school, she received her Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Life Sciences with a minor in Psychology from Queen’s University. Lauren was actively involved in the competitive mooting program at the University of Toronto. She participated in the Corporate Securities Moot and the University of Toronto Grand Moot, coached various competitive moot teams, and was an executive member of the faculty’s mooting committee.

Lauren joined the firm as an articling student in 2015 and returned to the firm as an associate in 2016.

    Facebook, Inc. in the successful dismissal of the plaintiff’s appeal from an order denying certification of a proposed class action

    GitHub Inc. in its class proceeding concerning an alleged data breach involving the information of credit card applicants

    Facebook, Inc. in the successful dismissal of certification of a proposed class action

    BP p.l.c. in the case of Kaynes v BP

    Husky Energy Inc. in its $23.6 billion agreement with Cenovus Energy Inc. to create a new integrated energy leader.

    A global mining company in a successful International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration in Tokyo, Japan, against a Japanese company seeking to rely on a force majeure clause in relation to the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, with nearly $1 billion in dispute.

    Dundee Kilmer Developments Limited Partnership, Dundee Realty Corporation and related companies in a high-stakes dispute with Catalyst.

    Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC in defending proposed product liability class actions and other litigation across Canada.

    Teva Canada in defending proposed product liability class actions and other litigation across Canada.

    Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. in its defence of a franchise class action brought by two of its Associate-owners representing all Associates in Shoppers Drug Mart stores outside of Quebec.

  • Stephanie Fleur Couzin Medal in Mooting (2015)
  • Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award (2015)
  • First Place Factums & Second Place Team Overall, Canadian Corporate Securities Moot (2014)

  • University of Toronto Moot Court Committee, Executive Member (2014-2015)
  • University of Toronto Students’ Law Society, Vice President (2014-15) 
  • Advocates for Injured Workers, Caseworker (2012-14)


  • Law Society of Ontario