Jane Bachynski

Jane Bachynski  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Jane M. Bachynski is a litigation lawyer in the Ottawa office. Jane was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1992 and is a graduate of Queen's University Law School. She also obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction), majoring in Finance and Health Care Administration, from the University of Saskatchewan in 1986.

Representative Work

  • Appeared before Ontario Courts in matters relating to construction, litigation, professional negligence, insurance/tort law and commercial litigation.
  • Appeared before various administrative tribunals including the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, the Commercial Registration Appeal Tribunal (as counsel for the Ontario New Home Warranty Program as it was then known) and the Health Professions Board.
  • Appeared as counsel for various witnesses before the Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition (and since 2012) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Insurance Law).
  • For her volunteer and philanthropic contributions to the country and the community, recipient of the:
    • Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers by the Governor General of Canada (2016)
    • Gordon F. Henderson Award by the County of Carleton Law Association (2015)
    • Volunteer of the Year Award (2015); Community Builder Award (Ottawa City Hall, Wall of Inspiration) (2000 and 2015); Ordinary Miracles Award (1999) and Award of Excellence (1998) by United Way/Centraide Ottawa
  • Lexpert Zenith Award for Corporate Social Responsibility by Law Firm that Impacts Children (2011)