Heather Lischak Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2021 - Ontario


Primary office:  Ottawa



Heather Lischak

Heather Lischak is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Advocacy Group. Her practice focuses on privacy, access to information, defamation law, and international trade.

Heather earned her JD from the University of Ottawa. During her time at law school, she competed in the Jessup Moot, earning a podium finish in the Canadian finals. She also worked at Legal Aid, assisting a variety of clients and appearing before the Ontario Court of Justice.

Prior to attending law school, Heather earned her BA (Honours) in Political Science and International Relations from the University of British Columbia.

Heather plays volleyball and enjoys training for distance running.  

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2021
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      University of Ottawa, JD (Cum Laude)
    • Education
       2020
      University of Ottawa, Jessup Moot
  • 2019

    • Community
       2019
      University of Ottawa, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR), President
  • 2017

    • Community
       2017
      University of Ottawa, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights (CLAIHR), Vice President, External
  • 2016

    • Education
       2016
      University of British Columbia, BA
  • 2015

    • Community
       2015
      University of British Columbia, International Relations Student Association, Vice President, Internal
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      University of Edinburgh (one-year academic exchange)
    • Rankings & Awards
       2013
      University of British Columbia - Dean’s Honour List
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
       2012
      University of British Columbia - Dean’s Honour List

Memberships

  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • County of Carleton Law Association