Grace is an associate at the Halifax office with a practice that focuses on labour and employment law and litigation.
Grace practices primarily in litigation and labour & employment law.
Her litigation practice involves advocating for clients involved in both civil and criminal litigation, with a particular focus on complex construction and commercial disputes. Her labour & employment practice involves working with public and private-sector labour unions on a broad range of matters, and assisting individual employees and employers on a variety of workplace issues.
Grace received her law degree and certificate in Criminal Justice from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. While at law school, she completed a placement with the Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic, assisted with multiple pro bono projects, and received the Dianne Pothier Memorial Prize for her commitment to social justice and the rights of persons with disabilities.
Grace’s B.A. and M.A. were in the field of Russian Studies and Russian and Eastern European Affairs. During her M.A., her thesis research focused on the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Russia, and she completed a lengthy internship with a media-monitoring NGO in Budapest, Hungary. She is also on a Canadian roster of international election observers, and participated in the OSCE’s parliamentary election observation mission in Ukraine in 2019.
In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer and intramural sports, watching Jeopardy, and spending as much time as she possibly can in the Annapolis Valley and Cape Breton.