- 125 4th St Se, Washington, DC 20003
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Law School: Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 2000)
School: University of British Columbia (LL.B., 1996)
School: University of Manitoba (B.A., 1992)
State/Provincial Admissions: Ontario (1998); British Columbia (1997); New York (2001); District of Columbia (2007)
Dunniela is an international trade lawyer. She is qualified and knowledgeable in both the Canadian and American legal systems, which facilitates her international practice. In addition, and complimentary to her experience in international regulation, Dunniela possesses an in-depth knowledge of both Canadian and American government and corresponding public policy. Recently, Dunniela was able to use her cross-border expertise to assist the Government of Ontario in opening its representative office at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, DC.
While living in Canada, Dunniela was an active participant in Liberal Party politics at both the Federal and Provincial levels. Prior to attending the Georgetown University Law Centre to obtain her LL.M., she spent a year-and-a-half working on Parliament Hill. She also served as a member of the campaign committee and policy committee for the Ontario Liberal Party’s 2003, 2007 and 2011 campaigns.
Dunniela’s expertise is built on her ability to deliver practical results to both her foreign and domestic clients. Combining her cross-jurisdictional legal knowledge with her in-depth understanding of the commercial and political practicalities that confront today’s global business structures, Dunniela is able to assist her clients in over-coming both jurisdictional and political obstacles.
Specialties: International Trade and Canada/US Relations