Shira Gerstein Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2025 - Ontario (Expected)

Primary office:  Waterloo Region

Shira Gerstein

Shira Gerstein is a summer law student in Gowling WLG’s Waterloo Region office.

She has completed two years of the JD English Common Law program at the University of Ottawa. During her time so far, Shira has worked for a tax litigation law firm and as a research assistant writing about issues related to technology and tax law.

Shira completed a bachelor of environmental studies and a master of science in geography, both at the University of Waterloo. While there, she focused on the interactions between agriculture and climate in North America.

Prior to law school, Shira worked for several years as a data analyst, providing custom targeted marketing solutions to large corporate clients and integrating within their in-house marketing teams. She also spent time living in Regina, Saskatchewan, where, as a specialist for the federal government, Shira worked at industry trade shows and in office to provide information to Canadian farmers and the general public on specific programs.

Outside of work and school, Shira is a volunteer with a disaster assistance organization, and she can be found cycling on country roads, spending time with friends and enjoying the outdoors.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2025

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario (Expected)
    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD
  • 2014

    • Education
      University of Waterloo, Master of Science
  • 2011

    • Education
      University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Environmental Studies