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 Montréal before moving to Calgary to begin her legal career. Laura joined Davis as an associate in 2012 after completing her articles with the firm.

    Recognition

    Alan Neil Ash Award - for contribution to Faculty athletics, 2010

    Derek Hanson, Q.C. Bursary -for leadership in academic and extra-curricular contribution, 2008

    Associations

    Member, Canadian Bar Association

    Member, Calgary Bar Association

    Member, Law Society of Alberta

    Member, Association of Women Lawyers

    Volunteer, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

     
    ISLN922713423
     

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    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...

    The Landmark Tsilhqot’in Nation Decision: What it Means for Project Developers in Canada
    Laura Easton,Heather L. Treacy, July 11, 2014
    On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”) issued a landmark ruling in the area of aboriginal law with its decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44 (the “Decision”). The Court declared that the Tsilhqot’in Nation, a...
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    Laura Easton

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

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