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  • Janet Lunau
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University of Toronto J.D., 2014
University of Toronto M.A., 2011
University of Ottawa B.A., 2007
Bar Admissions
2015 (Ontario)

Janet Lunau

Janet practices civil litigation with a focus on labour and employment law, professional liability, real estate litigation, and corporate/commercial litigation. Janet also works on administrative and regulatory matters.

Janet has appeared as counsel on matters before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Divisional Court, Superior Court of Justice, and the Small Claims Court. Outside of the courtroom, Janet has also assisted clients through professional discipline proceedings and workplace investigations.

Janet earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto, graduating with the Orey Fidani Prize in Real Estate Law and the Macdonald Prize in Public International Law. Janet also interned for the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) and worked as a caseworker at Downtown Legal Services. Prior to law school, Janet received her Master of Arts from the University of Toronto. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa, graduating with the Silver Medal in Social Sciences.

Janet is a member of the Advocates’ Society, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Women’s Law Association of Ontario.





Selected Publications

  • “Navigating the Jungle: Private Nuisance and Renewable Energy Projects.” (2015) 27:3 Journal of Environmental Law and Practice 253.
  • “Applying the Model Code of Professional Conduct: The Lawyer as Witness.” (2015) Presented at the Commons Institute Conference on the Model Code of Professional Conduct.
  • “ELSIfication in Canada: Legal Modes of Reasoning” (2012) 21:1 Science as Culture 77.