Aimee Huntington Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English

Primary office:  Calgary

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Aimee Huntington

Aimee Huntington is a summer law student in the Calgary office of Gowling WLG.

Aimee is in the process of completing her JD and Master of Public Policy degrees at the University of Calgary. Prior to law school, she graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto.

During her undergraduate studies, Aimee was a microplastics researcher focused on the presence of microplastics in the Arctic. Her research is currently featured in FACETS, a Canadian open-access science journal.

In her first year of law school, Aimee was a member of various clubs, including the Environmental Law Society and the Calgary Women Studying Law Association. She also volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada on the Calgary emergency protection order project. She has participated in various moots and debates, and has competed in the Blackstone Debate, McGillivray and BLG trial competitions.

While at the University of Toronto, Aimee played for the Varsity Blues squash team, helping it win university provincial and national titles. She continues to play squash on the University of Calgary’s Dinos team.

In addition to squash, Aimee enjoys travelling, skiing, cooking and spending time with her family.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

    • Education
      University of Calgary, JD (expected)
    • Education
      University of Calgary, Master of Public Policy (expected)
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
      Master of Public Policy Award
  • 2019

    • Community
      Pro Bono Students Canada, Volunteer
    • Rankings & Awards
      University of Calgary JD Program Entrance Scholarship in Law
    • Rankings & Awards
      Alberta University & College Squash Championship Winner
  • 2018

    • Education
      University of Toronto, Honours Bachelor of Science
  • 2017

    • Community
      University of Toronto Trash Team, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator


  • Canadian Bar Association — Student

Speaking Engagements

  • Poster presentation of research -- North American Congress for Conservation Biology, 2018


  • Rochman, C., Brookson, C., Bikker, J., Djuric, N., Earn, A., Bucci, K., Athey, S., Huntington, A., et al., Ho, A. and Hung, C. (2019). Rethinking microplastics as a diverse contaminant suite. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 38(4), pp.703-711.
  • Huntington, A., Corcoran, P.L., Jantunen, L. Thaysen, C. Bernstein, S. Stern, G.A., Rochman, C.M. In press. A first assessment of microplastics and other anthropogenic particles in Hudson Bay and the surrounding Eastern Canadian Arctic waters of Nunavut. FACETS.