Claire Hunter

Claire E. Hunter, Hunter Litigation Chambers

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Law School: University of Toronto, Faculty of Law (J.D., 2003)

School: Stanford University (M.A., 2000)

School: McGill University (B.A., 1999)

State/Provincial Admissions: Ontario (2004); New York (2004); British Columbia (2010)

Languages: French (proficient)

Claire Hunter practices in all areas of civil litigation and administrative law at both the trial and appellate level. She has broad experience working on complex commercial and securities matters, including conducting internal investigations and appearing before regulators in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, and has advised domestic and foreign clients on compliance with Canadian and U.S. securities and economic sanctions regulations.

Claire joined the firm in 2010 after five years of practice with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, where she focussed on defending financial institutions in criminal, regulatory and securities class actions.

A graduate of McGill, Stanford and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Claire spent a year as law clerk to Justice Iacobucci of the Supreme Court of Canada before commencing her practice in New York. She has been a member of the New York State and Ontario bars since 2004 and was called to the British Columbia bar in 2010.

In 2013 she received the Allan Parker QC Award for Representation Services from Access Pro Bono for her work on several cases in 2012 involving parental rights, democratic participation, the right to housing and the right to essential benefits for a disabled person.

Law clerk to the Honourable Mr. Justice Frank Iacobucci, Supreme Court of Canada (2003-2004)

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