Elisa Scali Partner


Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 1997 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0224

Fax: +1 613-563-9869

Email: elisa.scali@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa



Elisa Scali

Elisa Scali is a partner based in the Ottawa office of Gowling WLG. With over 18 years of experience, Elisa is highly regarded for her practical advice in the area of employment and labour law, and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada for her work.

Elisa provides advice to clients regarding all aspects of employment law, including wrongful dismissal, human rights, absenteeism and disability matters, employee benefits, and privacy issues. She also assists employers in reviewing or drafting employment contracts, policy manuals, confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-competition agreements.

In addition to providing practical, day-to-day guidance to clients, Elisa has also defended numerous employment related claims. She has appeared as counsel at all levels of court within Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal.

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    • Rankings & Awards
      September2015
      The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      September2014
      The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015
  • 1997

    • Education
      1997
      University of Ottawa, LLB
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      1997
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 1992

    • Education
      1992
      University of Ottawa, B.Soc.Sc

Active in the legal and local community, Elisa has spoken on a wide variety of topics relating to insurance law and employment law for the Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Bar Association, Lorman Education Services, County of Carleton Annual Civil Litigation Conference, Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario and Gowlings' in-house seminars. She has also been a seminar leader at the Bar Admission Course.

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