Laura Easton: Lawyer with Davis LLP

Laura Easton

Associate
Calgary,  AB  Canada
Phone403.698.8753

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
     
    University University of Victoria, B.A., Hons. with Distinction, 2007
     
    Law SchoolMcGill University, LL.B., 2011; McGill University, B.C.L., 2011
     
    Admitted2012, Alberta
     
    LanguagesEnglish; French; German
     
    Biography

    Laura Easton is an associate in the Calgary office, where she practices general litigation with a particular emphasis on oil and gas, corporate/commercial disputes, aviation and employment law.

    Laura also assists corporate clients with compliance issues and establishing policy, particularly with respect to concerns surrounding human rights.

    Originally from Northern British Columbia, Laura studied in Victoria, Germany, and Montreal before moving to Calgary to begin her legal career. Laura joined Davis as an associate in 2012 after completing her articles with the firm.

    Publications
    Does Your Employment Policy Create Adverse-E... July 30, 2014 In May 2014, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in...
    The Supreme Court’s Keewatin Decision: How... July 21, 2014 On July 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) issued its...
    The Landmark Tsilhqot’in Nation Decision: ... July 03, 2014 On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”) issued...
    Scents-ible Court Ruling Highlights Employer... March 26, 2014 Employers have a duty to consider and accommodate the disabilities and medical...
    Alberta Employment Law Update Spring 2012... May 03, 2012 IN THIS ISSUE Subsequent event evidence. The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench...

    In The Media
    Davis LLP Litigation Blog Wins 2013 Canadian... January 10, 2014 Davis LLP congratulates the authors of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution...

    Blogs
    Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Exclusivity... Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog February 10, 2015 On October 28, 2014, the Supreme Court...
    Legal Blogs We Enjoy: Nominations for the 20... Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog December 23, 2014 Nothing signals the approach of the holidays...
    Supreme Court Values Leniency for Pleading D... Aboriginal Law Blog July 03, 2014 On June 26, 2014 the Supreme Court...
    More Law Societies Take On TWU Question... Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog February 26, 2014 Since the original publication of the post...
    Provincial Law Societies Question the Federa... Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog January 16, 2014 Trinity-Western University, a private Christian institution located...
    Not Disabled Enough? ABQB finds no duty to i... Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog May 27, 2013 The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released...

    Community Involvement
    Volunteer, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

     
    ISLN922713423
     

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    Supreme Court of Canada Declares the Right to Strike is Constitutional
    Laura Easton, March 3, 2015
    On January 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada held that Canadian public sector employees have a constitutionally protected right to strike. January’s landmark 5:2 majority ruling in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v Saskatchewan declared Saskatchewan’s Public Service Essential...

    Does Your Employment Policy Create Adverse-Effect Discrimination?
    Laura Easton, August 1, 2014
    In May 2014, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Telecommunications Workers Union v Telus Communications Inc., 2014 ABCA 154 (“Telus”), which confirmed that in cases of adverse-effect discrimination, it is irrelevant whether the employer knows about the employee’s...

    The Supreme Court’s Keewatin Decision: How Will it Affect Canada’s Resource Industries?
    Laura Easton,Heather L. Treacy, July 23, 2014
    On July 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) issued its decision in Grassy Narrows First Nation v Ontario, 2014 SCC 48 (“Keewatin”) and confirmed that Ontario has the exclusive power to “take up” treaty lands located in the Keewatin area of Treaty 3...

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    Office Information

    Laura Easton

    1000 - 250 2nd Street S.W.
    CalgaryAB T2P 0C1
     

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