Laura Easton: Lawyer with Davis LLP

Laura Easton

Associate
Calgary,  AB  Canada
Phone403.698.8753

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  • 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-Effect Discrimination?...
    July 30, 2014
    In May 2014, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Telecommunicat...
    The Supreme Court’s Keewatin Decision: How Will it Affect...
    July 21, 2014
    On July 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) issued...
    The Landmark Tsilhqot’in Nation Decision: What it Means for...
    July 3, 2014
    On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”)...
    Scents-ible Court Ruling Highlights Employer and Employee Responsibili...
    March 26, 2014
    Employers have a duty to consider and accommodate the disabilities and...
    Alberta Employment Law Update Spring 2012
    May 3, 2012
    IN THIS ISSUESubsequent event evidence. The Alberta Court of...

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

    Blogs
    Legal Blogs We Enjoy: Nominations for the 2014 Clawbies
    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog
    December 23, 2014
    Nothing signals the approach of the holidays like eggnog...
    Supreme Court Values Leniency for Pleading Defects in...
    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog
    July 3, 2014
    On June 26, 2014 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC)&...
    More Law Societies Take On TWU Question
    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog
    February 26, 2014
    Since the original publication of the post below on February...
    Provincial Law Societies Question the Federation of Law...
    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog
    January 16, 2014
    Trinity-Western University, a private Christian institution...
    Not Disabled Enough? ABQB finds no duty to inquire further...
    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog
    May 27, 2013
    The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released a concerning...
    Can Individuals Assert Collective Aboriginal and Treaty...
    Litigation & Dispute Resolution Blog
    May 24, 2013
    On May 9, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision...

     
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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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