What my clients say

I'd like to thank you for your wonderful work on my behalf. You ably helped me get the financial settlement that I was entitled. I am grateful to you that you took the time to explain and comfort me during this difficult time; you alleviated my stress level and gave me a renewed sense of purpose for the future. -S.C.

Jill
Lewis

Jill Lewis is an associate lawyer at Nelligan Law, practising in our Labour and Employment Law groups.

Originally from Haliburton Highlands, Jill moved to Ottawa to receive her J.D. from the University of Ottawa. Jill articled with Nelligan Law and has been practicing as part of its employment group since 2016. Jill represents and advises both employees and employers on their workplace issues. Jill is known as a people-person and applies this approach to her practice. She enjoys working with opposing counsel to find fair and reasonable settlements for her clients in a timely fashion.

Jill has recently received her advanced certification in Workplace Investigations through Osgoode Hall. Jill has acted on all sides of workplace investigations, representing the complainant, respondent, and conducting the process herself as investigator.

Jill also co-hosts a podcast with her colleague, Dana DuPerron—All Worked Up. The podcast attempts to breaks down employment law principles to make them accessible for employees and employers.
Jill is an active member of the Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division. She has acted as Secretary, Vice-Chair, Council Member, and is the upcoming Chair of the Executive (2022-23).
When not practicing law, Jill can be found running after her two young children, Maggie and Logan.

Education
  • Call to Ontario Bar (2016)
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Ottawa (2015)
  • B.A. Honours, Carleton University (2012)
Professional Activities and Organizations
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Ontario Bar Association

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