Nafisah Chowdhury, Miller Thomson LLP

Nafisah Chowdhury of Miller Thomson LLP practises Commercial and Employment Litigation, representing a wide range of clients. She was Lead Counsel to the franchisor in YESCO Franchising LLC v. 2261116 Ontario Inc. and Lead Counsel to the employer in wrongful dismissal suit Dewitt v. Youthdale Treatment Centres. In addition to her involvement in the Canadian Muslim and legal communities, she co-leads her firm’s United Way drive and is active with its Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Chowdhury takes a lead role in educating the firm, the legal community and the general public on the importance of being inclusive and diverse. She is a Member of the Advisory Board and Awards Judge for the Muslim Awards for Excellence and a Member of The Canadian-Muslim Vote’s Advisory Board. She participated in the Muslim Leadership roundtable this year with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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