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Jessica* is an associate with a joint JD/Masters of Public Policy degree from the University of Toronto. A former captain of both the McGill and University of Toronto varsity lacrosse teams, she still plays§ virtually every sport that her busy litigation practice permits. The rigorous discipline that comes with playing at the competitive level has equipped Jessica with a keen sense of leadership and a strategic ability to see the whole field. Whether in a game, in the courtroom, or at the Pro Bono Ontario clinic where she volunteers, Jessica aims to win the trust and confidence of her colleagues, clients, and teammates. .



Jessica Kras (she/her)

is an associate at Lenczner Slaght.

Jessica maintains a comprehensive litigation practice, with a focus on professional liability, class actions, and complex commercial disputes – including fraud and oppression claims. She has significant experience obtaining urgent injunctive relief. She acts on mandates across a wide range of industries, including banking, professional services, construction, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as mandates involving government and other public institutions. Jessica has appeared before courts in Ontario, British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories. In addition to her regular courtroom practice, she is also experienced in conducting and representing parties involved in complex workplace and regulatory investigations.

Jessica is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she obtained both her JD and Masters of Public Policy, as well as a certificate in Aboriginal law. A passionate oral advocate, Jessica participated in and coached the Laskin Moot and was selected to represent the University of Toronto at its annual Grand Moot. She was also the recipient of the Edward J Kowal Prize for achievement in commercial law courses.

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