Karen L. Dawson

416.927.0891 ext. 144

Business Litigation

Education and Year of Call

Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2007.

Juris Doctor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2006.

Bachelor of Music (Class I), Queen’s University, 2002.

Master of Laws (Business Law), Osgoode Hall Law School, 2014.

About Karen

Karen has gained a reputation for her tenacity, breadth of legal knowledge, and straightforward approach to advocacy.


Karen’s practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency law, privacy law, and alternative dispute resolution. Since 2007, she has represented individuals and companies in civil litigation before all levels of Ontario Courts, including the Court of Appeal the Commercial List, a specialized branch of the Superior Court of Justice.


She has also represented clients before a number of administrative tribunals, including the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Licence Appeal Tribunal, Landlord and Tenant Board, Health Services Appeal and Review Board, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.


Karen has published articles for the Ontario Bar Association and Osgoode Professional Development on barriers to gender equality in law and business.


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