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Ellen Swan

Ellen is an experienced, efficient and practical commercial & civil litigator, employment, and commercial lawyer.

At Caravel Law, Ellen represents a wide range of clients on commercial and civil litigation, employment and human rights legal matters. Her clients have included Primus Telecommunications, Cintex International and Jones Lang LaSalle.

Ellen has extensive experience with summary judgment motions, and cases involving damage to property, occupier’s liability, contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful dismissal. She has conducted examinations for discovery in complex, multi-party matters. Ellen has regularly represented clients before the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court and the Ontario Labour Board. She has also represented clients at pre-trial conferences, conducted mediations, and drafted legal opinions, and motion and litigation pleadings.

Ellen advises a wide range of clients with respect to the negotiation and drafting executive service agreements, director appointment letters, employment agreements, severance agreements, consulting agreements, and compensation packages.

FORMER FIRMS & IN-HOUSE ROLES
Home Depot Canada
Davis LLP
Slaughter and May
Aird & Berlis LLP

EDUCATION:
Queen’s University, LL.B. (2004)
Dalhousie University, B.A. (2001)