Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Manager

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2022 - Manitoba

Year of Call: 2003 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich

Based in Ottawa, Dr. Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich is Gowling WLG's national manager of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

Rebecca is passionate about EDI. In her varied legal career, she has worked as a lawyer in litigation and law reform, and taught and researched in academia. Through her professional, academic, and personal endeavours, she has always been committed to her vision of an inclusive, collegial, and diverse legal profession and culture. She brings this commitment to her work at Gowling WLG.

Prior to joining the Gowling WLG team, Rebecca was director of the Graduate Diploma Program in Conflict Resolution at Carleton University's Department of Law and Legal Studies.

Rebecca speaks English fluently and speaks French conversantly.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Manitoba
    • Education
      University of the People, MBA
  • 2020

    • Career
      Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, CCIP (Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional) Designation
  • 2018

    • Education
      Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation, Certificate in Mediation
  • 2017

    • Education
      Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation, Negotiation Master Class
    • Community
      Canadian Museum of Nature - #NatureNext Crew member
    • Career
      Ministry of the Attorney General, Assistant Crown Attorney (per diem)
  • 2016

    • Career
      Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Policy Counsel
    • Career
      Carleton University, Director, Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution Program
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      Carleton University Senate Medal for Graduate Studies
    • Education
      Carleton University Department of Law and Legal Studies, PhD
  • 2009

    • Career
      Canadian Bar Association, Staff Lawyer, Equality and Law Reform
  • 2008

    • Education
      University of Cincinnati, Graduate Certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
  • 2006

    • Rankings & Awards
      YWCA of London, Ontario Woman of Distinction Award
  • 2003

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Career
      Kathleen Chapman & Associates, Associate Lawyer
  • 2002

    • Career
      Lerners LLP, Articling Student
    • Education
      Queen’s University, LLM
  • 2001

    • Education
      Queen’s University, LLB
  • 1998

    • Education
      University of Calgary, BA(Hon)
    • Rankings & Awards
      University of Calgary Medalist for top grades in the Department of Anthropology


  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Manitoba (Manitoba Bar)


Bromwich, Rebecca and Ungar, Olivia, Critical Perspectives on 21st Century Friendship: Polyamory, Polygamy, and Platonic Friendships (Toronto:Demeter Press, 2019).

Hallstein, Lynn and Bromwich, Rebecca, Wives: Roles, Representations, Identities, Work (Toronto: Demeter Press, 2019).

Battaglia, Judy, Bromwich, Rebecca & Redela, Pamela, Mothers, Mothering, and Sport: Experiences, Representations, Resistances (Toronto:Demeter Press, 2018).

Hughes-Miller, Hager & Bromwich, Bad Mothers: Representations and Resistance (Toronto: Demeter Press, 2017).

Rebecca Bromwich, Looking for Ashley: Re-Reading What the Smith Case Reveals About how Girls, Mothers and Families Are Governed (Toronto: Demeter Press, 2015).

Rebecca Bromwich & M DeJong, eds, Mothers: Mothering and Sex Work (Toronto: Demeter Press, 2015).

G Eljdupovic& Rebecca Bromwich, eds, Incarcerated Mothers: Oppression and Resistance (Toronto: Demeter Press,2013).


M McSpurren & Rebecca Bromwich, Practice Management for Paralegals (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publishing, 2017)

RP Saunders & Rebecca Bromwich, Criminal Law in Canada: An Introduction to the Theoretical Social and Legal Contexts, 5th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2016)

Reid, Bromwich & Gilliss, Youth and the Law: New Approaches to Criminal Justice and Child Protection, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2015)

Rebecca Bromwich, Practice Management for Paralegals (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2009).

Rebecca Bromwich, Equity, Diversity and Practical Strategies for Representing Juveniles (Ohio State Bar Association Publications, 2009).

Rebecca Bromwich & C Niessen, Contemporary Canadian Social Problems (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications,2008).

Olivo Cotter & Rebecca Bromwich, Youth and the Law: New Approaches to Criminal Justice and Child Protection, 2nd ed. (Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2007).

Refereed Articles

Jaremko JL, Azar M, Bromwich R, Lum A, Cheong LHA, Gibert M, Laviolette F, Gray B, Reinhold C, Cicero M, Chong J, Shaw J, Rybicki FJ, Hurrell C, Lee E, Tang A. (2019) Canadian Association of Radiologists White Paper on Ethical and Legal Issues Related to Artificial Intelligence in Radiology. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal. CARJ-D-19-00021.

Bromwich, R. (2018). "Restorative Justice Processes and Complex Cases Involving Corporate Liability for Environmental Harms in Canada: Pitfalls, Problems, Promise and Potential".

Internet Journal of Restorative Justice, Special Issue Restorative Justice and Complex Crimes, ISBN: 978-1-911634-05-8, ISSN (online): 2056-2985.

Rebecca Bromwich, guest editor, Atlantis 39.1 (2018).

Rebecca J Bromwich, "Theorizing the Official Record of Inmate Ashley Smith: Necropolitics, Exclusions, and Multiple Agencies" (2017) 40 Manitoba Law Journal 3.

Rebecca J Bromwich,"Networking the Rule of Law: The Canadian Bar Association's Abandoned Intervention in Chevron v Yaiguaje" (2017) Journal of Law and Social Policy 26 : 159-180.

Rebecca Bromwich, "Considering Tort Liability for Breaches to Privacy of Patient Data-- Managing Risks of Applicability of Privacy Torts, and Especially the Tort of "Intrusion on Seclusion" in the Health Context" (2016) 36(4):162-7 Health Law Canada.

M Bromwich & Rebecca Bromwich," Privacy Risks When Using Mobile Devices in Health Care" (2016) CMAJ.

Rebecca Bromwich, "Considering Tort Liability for Breaches to Privacy of Patient Data-Managing Risks of Applicability of Privacy Torts, and Especially the Tort of "Intrusion on Seclusion" in the Health Context" (2016) 36 Health Law in Canada 4.

Rebecca Bromwich, "Family Tree in a Kitchen Garden" (2016) volume 2: 2 Journal of Narrative Politics pp. 160-161.

Rebecca Bromwich, "Rationale: Of Manicures, Make-Overs, Matryoshkas, and Transformation: Visualizing My Legal Studies" 5 Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research (2016).

Rebecca Bromwich, "Compassion, Human Rights and Adult Sentencing under the Y.C.J.A." (2002) volume XIV Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues.

Rebecca Bromwich, "Beyond Villains and Victims: Some Thoughts on Youth and Violence in Canada" (2003) Carleton Journal of Policy Administration. Also published as Ontario Women's Justice Network Equal Justice Issues Paper (15 January 2002)

Rebecca Jaremko, "Shangri-La: On Families, Care and Equality" Nasty: A Peer Reviewed Journal of Academia at its Brattiest (2002) volume 12; excerpt also published in Esoteric Magazine Spring 2003.

Nicholas Bala & Rebecca Jaremko, "Non-marital Unions, Finality of Separation Agreements and Children's Issues." ISFL Survey 2002 (International Society for Family Law: 2002).

Book Chapters and Other Publications

Rebecca Bromwich, "Hague Convention on International Child Abduction: Criminalizing Motherhood?"

Nicholas Bala & Rebecca Jaremko, "Chapter 1: Youth Justice - Historical and International Perspectives" in Approaches To Youth Justice International Comparisons.

Nicholas Bala, Joe Hornick & Howard Snyder, eds, (Canada: Thompson Educational Publishers, 2002).

Rebecca Bromwich & Nicholas Bala, "Serious Violent Offences under the Y.C.J.A." National Judicial Institute Youth Justice Program, (2002).

Rebecca Jaremko, "On Feminism and Existentialism," University of Calgary Undergraduate Review (1997) 20-30.

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