Julie Soloway

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Julie Soloway

Partner, Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP

Julie Soloway is a competition lawyer who goes out of her way to mentor and support her fellow women in the profession. She feels a sense of fulfillment when seeing her mentees take on responsibilities and advance to leadership roles. Having witnessed systemic biases and discrimination during her formative years, Soloway has since become a prominent figure in today’s gender revolution and a passionate advocate for positive social change. She is the author of Leading the Way: Canadian Women in the Law, published by LexisNexis, which follows the journeys of 50 women lawyers in Canada. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, she has offered guidance to businesses struggling to navigate this period of uncertainty and legal complexity. She has advised a broad array of clients, including LVMH (Louis Vuitton), The Washington Group, Intact Financial Corporation, Digital Colony Partners and Kinder Morgan. For more than a decade, she has provided leadership to the American Bar Association’s section of antitrust law.

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