Alana Robert is an Associate in our Litigation Group in Toronto. She maintains a broad practice which includes commercial litigation, class actions, and professional liability.
Alana has advised national non-profit organizations on their work to advance gender equality. She has prepared strategic reports focused on equality rights for the National Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and Equal Voice. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto and on the Advisory Council for the Indigenous Human Rights Program.
Alana founded Justice For Women Manitoba to combat violence on campus through education, policy, and supports for students. She has testified on this work to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women, and was part of Canada’s official delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
Alana graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School, where she specialized her studies in the Test Case Litigation Program. She won both the Oxford Price Media Law Moot (Americas) and the Lerners Cup Moot. During law school, Alana completed a legal internship at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, where she worked in victim and witness protection. She has a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Political Science and Economics from the University of Manitoba.
Alana has received the Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Person’s Case and the Indspire Métis Youth Award.
Alana is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.