Breanna Needham

T 416 360 3017 F 416 598 3730
E bneedham@lolg.ca
Breanna uses her passion for advocacy and her strong work ethic for the benefit of her clients, advancing their interests effectively and strategically.

Breanna maintains a broad litigation practice focusing on corporate and commercial litigation, class proceedings and professional liability. Her previous experience in the Toronto litigation department of a leading national firm included acting in a wide variety of matters, such as class actions, complex commercial litigation, product liability claims and professional liability matters, as well as advising on legal obligations in the political sector, including ethical compliance and conflict of interests. Breanna represents clients in various levels of court, as well as in private mediations and commercial arbitrations.

While at law school, Breanna was a volunteer at CLASSIC legal clinic, a member of the school’s Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot team, an editor for the Saskatchewan Law Review and a member of the Dean’s Forum on Access to Justice.

Prior to attending law school, Breanna worked as an agronomist and territory sales manager in the agricultural chemical industry.

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer judge for the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot
  • Remote Coach for the Philp C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition: Jessup Russia - Pyatigorsk State University Team
  • Proud supporter of Pro Bono Ontario
  • Chair of the LOLG Diversity Committee

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2016
  • J.D. (with Distinction), University of Saskatchewan College of Law, 2015
  • B.S.A. (Agronomy, with Distinction), University of Saskatchewan College of Agriculture and Bioresources, 2010
  • Professional Communication Certificate (Persuasive Rhetoric & Technical Communication), Ron & Jane Graham School of Professional Development, University of Saskatchewan, 2009
  • Jessup Moot Canada (2014), first-place respondent memorial and second-place overall memorials
  • Upper Year JD Academic Achievement Scholarship
  • BLG Excellence Award for academic achievement
  • Various other awards for overall academic achievement, including individual course prize in Conflict of Laws