Intent Listener. Pathfinder. Fearless Advocate.
Emilie Gravelle is a bilingual lawyer who obtained her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) and Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) from McGill University. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. Emilie has been bringing value to clients as a junior management consultant with Berlineaton on a contractual basis during her university studies for the past six years.
Under the direct leadership of Shelly Berlin, Emilie has focused her management consulting practice in strategy development and execution and executive coaching. Most notably, she has conducted extensive stakeholder consultations used in the development of strategy for multiple independent schools, including the Upper Canada College. Emilie’s experience with Berlineaton has permitted her to develop a deep understanding of organizational effectiveness and a clear orientation toward client needs.
Emilie obtained a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in economics and political science from the University of Victoria. Her studies focused on international political economy and global governance. Following her undergraduate studies, Emilie interned with the International Affairs, Trade and Finance Division of the Library of Parliament. In this role, she conducted policy and legislation analysis, supported the House of Commons Sub-Committee on International Human Rights, and supported the Canadian delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. This experience solidified Emilie’s interest in global affairs.
Following her internship, Emilie completed McGill University’s rigorous integrated Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Civil Law program. During her legal studies, Emilie led a legal clinic at the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal and acted as editor for the McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy (now the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law). In addition, Emilie and her team were awarded second place in the Laskin National Bilingual Competitive Moot, during which she pleaded in the final round of the competition before Justice Wagner of the Supreme Court of Canada.
Emilie completed her articles at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, a global law firm with offices in over thirty countries. During this time, Emilie focused her legal practice on international civil litigation, commercial arbitration, arbitration-related court proceedings, and investor-state arbitration. In addition, Emilie developed skills in corporate, employment, and labour law. In her legal practice, Emilie is committed to assist clients in recognizing and minimizing risk, while promoting operational and financial sustainability.