Jennifer Koschinsky Partner


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2007 - Saskatchewan

Year of Call: 2005 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1904

Fax: +1 403-695-3518

Email: jennifer.koschinsky@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Calgary




Jennifer Koschinsky

Jennifer Koschinsky is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office, practising primarily in the Employment, Labour & Equalities  Group. She also maintains a small, yet diverse, practice focused on debt recovery and commercial litigation.

In Jennifer’s employment practice, she advises employers on human resources, labour relations and human rights issues. This includes all aspects of the employment relationship, from pre-employment hiring issues to performance management, dismissals and lay-offs. Jennifer is also an experienced investigator and conducts workplace investigations for any workplace issues including allegations of workplace harassment and bullying. 

Jennifer routinely advises employers on complex human rights compliance matters, including discrimination and harassment issues. She has appeared before the labour boards in both Alberta and Saskatchewan, and has conducted grievance arbitrations in both provinces.
 
Recently, Jennifer has facilitated discussions with employers regarding the impact of the legalization of marijuana, providing guidance regarding the duty to accommodate and potential amendments required for employment policies.   

In Jennifer’s debt recovery practice, she has acted for financial institutions and creditors (secured and unsecured) to advise on all aspects of the recovery process. This includes pre-litigation to post-judgment enforcement. She also has experience with complex recovery matters, including applications for injunctive relief, such as replevin, Anton Piller, Mareva injunctions, and attachment orders.

Jennifer's litigation experience includes contract claims, construction claims, joint venture disputes, and shareholder disputes. She has appeared before all levels of the Alberta and Saskatchewan Courts, the Federal Court Trial Division, and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2018

  • 2007

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2007
      Year of Call, Saskatchewan
  • 2005

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      2005
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2004

    • Education
      2004
      Queens University, LL.B.
  • 2001

    • Education
      2001
      University of Regina, B.A. (Political Science)

Memberships

  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • “Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations,” CPHR Alberta HR Law Conference Calgary, AB February 2018.
  • “Medical Marijuana Matters,” Calgary, AB September 2017.
  • "Managing Your Duty to Accommodate," Progressive Strategies for Your Complex Accommodation Issues, August 2013 Calgary, Alberta

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