Bio

Eli is an Articling Student at Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP with a focus primarily in the areas of labour and employment law, civil litigation, and human rights law. Eli obtained their Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba in 2020. During law school, they worked at The Manitoba Human Rights Commission assisting with investigations and representing the public interest at adjudication.

  • Education

    Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours), University of Manitoba, 2015

    Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba, 2020

  • Achievements

    Academic All Canadian, Canadian Interuniversity Sport (U Sports), 2011

    First Class Honours, University of Manitoba, 2015

    Maitland Steinkopf Entrance Award, University of Manitoba, 2017

    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

    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

  • In the Community

    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 and Pro Bono Students Canada, 2020 – Present