Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is Senior Editor for Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert, where she assigns and edits stories and newsletters, and covers the Supreme Court of Canada, national/federal and Quebec beats, and litigation, among other topics. She cut her teeth in legal journalism as a staff writer for The Lawyers Weekly and has written broadly for other publications, including the CBA’s National magazine. She previously worked as an editor for Thomson Reuters, Rogers Publishing, the Book and Periodical Council’s annual Freedom to Read review, and for all three Toronto daily broadsheets.

She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Women's Studies and Literature, holds an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario and a diplôme de langue et de civilisation françaises (niveau avancé) from the Sorbonne.

LinkedIn | Email

Lac Seul First Nation wins appeal to have damage award reconsidered in historic flooding case

Lac Seul First Nation wins appeal to have damage award reconsidered in historic flooding case

Supreme Court agrees $30 million awarded to northern Ontario First Nation is insufficient

Toronto equity lawyer Mary Cornish looks back at four-plus decades of change

Toronto equity lawyer Mary Cornish looks back at four-plus decades of change

‘It’s a constant struggle; there’s no straight line forward,’ says Cornish on achieving equality

Justice Centre head John Carpay steps down after hiring PI firm to surveil Manitoba judge

Justice Centre head John Carpay steps down after hiring PI firm to surveil Manitoba judge

Carpay takes indefinite leave of absence due to private investigator controversy, CBA head reacts

How to best support lawyers who are mothers

How to best support lawyers who are mothers

Combatting the ‘adverse reaction to women becoming pregnant or wanting kids’

Litigator, arbitrator and former Supreme Court judge Ian Binnie reflects on the law then and now

Litigator, arbitrator and former Supreme Court judge Ian Binnie reflects on the law then and now

Technological revolution has brought benefits but has ‘overtaken the profession,’ he says

Federal Pay Equity Act to come into force Aug. 31

Federal Pay Equity Act to come into force Aug. 31

Federally regulated employers have three years to develop and implement pay equity plans

U.S. ‘poaching’ of Canadian associates on the upswing

U.S. ‘poaching’ of Canadian associates on the upswing

Hungry for talent, U.S. firms are increasing salaries to two to three times what Toronto firms pay

Supreme Court rules it unconstitutional to raise monetary value of cases Court of Quebec can hear

Supreme Court rules it unconstitutional to raise monetary value of cases Court of Quebec can hear

Minority would have upheld right of provincial judges to expand breadth of cases it could hear

Ransomware attacks have seen dramatic increase, say lawyers

Ransomware attacks have seen dramatic increase, say lawyers

Businesses have failed to upgrade security or put systems in place to prevent attacks

Criminal Code amendments to jury selection process are constitutional: SCC

Criminal Code amendments to jury selection process are constitutional: SCC

Change was ‘procedural’ and can apply retrospectively, majority finds in 7/2 decision