Michelle Henry, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Michelle Henry is a partner in the firm’s labour and employment group in Toronto who has shown exceptional leadership within equity-seeking groups. In 2016, Michelle co-founded the Black Business Law Clinic, a free legal clinic dedicated to serving businesses within the GTA’s black community through pro-bono business-related legal services. She’s a lifetime member, past board member and current Professional Development Committee member of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers and a mentor to black female students and lawyers through CABL’s mentorship program. She’s an OBA council member and serves as chair of the OBA’s Pro Bono Subcommittee. She also serves as co-chair of the trial division of the University Tribunal, hearing charges related to academic offences. Michelle is a vice-chair of the board for LOFT Community Services and a board member for Catholic Charities.
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