Eli is an associate lawyer with Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. Eli obtained their Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba in 2020. During law school, they worked at The Manitoba Human Rights Commission assisting legal counsel in representing the public interest at adjudication.
Eli’s practice is in litigation and administrative law with a focus in labour and employment, aboriginal law and human rights law.
Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours), University of Manitoba, 2015
Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2020
Frank Billinkoff Prize in Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 2020
D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize in Law for the highest standing in Sexual and Reproductive Rights, 2020
D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize in Law for the highest standing in Employment Law, 2020
Yude M. Henteleff Prize in Human Rights and Civil Liberties, 2019
D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prize in Law for the highest standing in Immigration and Citizenship Law, 2019
Maitland Steinkopf Entrance Award, University of Manitoba, 2017
First Class Honours, University of Manitoba, 2015
Academic All Canadian, Canadian Interuniversity Sport (U Sports), 2011
Manitoba Law Students’ Association – Gender and Sexual Minority Student’s Representative, 2019 – 2020
Robson Hall Outlaws – President, 2019 – 2020; Treasurer, 2018 – 2019
Trans ID Clinic, Rainbow Resource Centre – Supervising lawyer, 2020 – Present