Aria Laskin

Associate
Toronto: 416.865.7359
Fax 416.865.7380

Education

JD (Honors), 2014
University of Toronto Faculty of Law
MPhil (Distinction), 2009
Cambridge University
BA (Honours), 2008
Harvard University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2015

Overview

Aria Laskin’s practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution in a variety of areas, including corporate/commercial litigation, investor-state arbitration, privacy, defamation, administrative law, and public law.

Representative Work

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Insights

Beyond Autonomy? A Transnational Comparison of End-of-Life Decision Making by Mature Minors

First author, 18 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 139-159 (2014)

Media

Professional Involvement

During law school, Aria was the associate editor of the Journal of International Law and International Relations. She also worked as a researcher in the Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and a volunteer caseworker with the criminal and refugee/immigration divisions of Downtown Legal Services. Prior to joining Torys, Aria was a law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and a summer student at a New York law firm.

Community

Aria volunteers with Pro Bono Ontario, acting as duty counsel in Small Claims Motions Court and providing summary legal advice to self-represented litigants. While clerking, Aria volunteered with the Justice Education Society and mentored high school students through Big Sisters.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • The Advocates' Society