Associate announcement

Emily Bala Joins Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Toronto Office

October 23, 2013

Emily has a broad civil and commercial litigation practice. She first joined Blakes as a Summer Law Student. Prior to returning as an Associate, Emily clerked for Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin at the Supreme Court of Canada and completed an LL.M. degree at Harvard Law School on a Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship.

During law school at the University of Toronto, Emily worked as a research assistant for Anita Anand, Sujit Choudhry and Ben Alarie. She volunteered with Downtown Legal Services and the Metropolitan Action Committee on Violence Against Women and Children.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is a leading business law firm with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London, Bahrain and Beijing. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity. We also focus on building long-term relationships with clients by providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm's website at or by following us on Twitter @BlakesLaw.

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Emily Bala

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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University of Toronto

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