Amitha Carnadin

Associate

Toronto
acarnadin@blg.com
416.367.6011

After articling with BLG, Amitha returned to the firm to continue her diverse civil litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial litigation. She has experience in commercial disputes, securities litigation and class actions. Amitha also advises on regulatory compliance matters and has experience in commercial arbitrations.

While at law school, Amitha was an executive member of the Black Law Students’ Association, Windsor Chapter, a mentor to prospective law students and a research assistant in the Masters of Business Administration program at the University of Windsor.

Prior to receiving her Juris Doctor in 2018, Amitha worked for several years as a communications advisor and media spokesperson for the Government of Canada in Ottawa.

Amitha is committed to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. She sits on the board of the Black Female Lawyers Network and is a member of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers. Amitha offers pro bono legal advice as a volunteer at the OBA Black Business Law Clinic and regularly mentors current and prospective law students.

Amitha speaks French and St. Lucian Creole (Patois).

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Canadian Association of Black Lawyers
  • Member, The Advocates Society

Community Involvement

  • Secretary and Director, Black Female Lawyers Network
  • Executive Member, Black Law Students' Association, Windsor Law Chapter, 2015-18
  • Pro Bono Volunteer Lawyer, Black Business Law Clinic
  • Mentor, Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS)

Awards & Recognition

  • Certificate of Commendation, Clerk of the Privy Council, Government of Canada

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2019
  • JD, University of Windsor, 2018
  • BA (Hon. Communication), University of Ottawa, 2004