Year of Call 2003 Education University of Western Ontario, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School Location Toronto

Featured Areas of Practice Commercial Litigation Areas of Practice Commercial Litigation Employment Law Franchise Law Human Rights Litigation Labour Law
Associations Law Society of Ontario

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Commercial litigation lawyer, Elyse Mallins joined Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) in 2020 as a partner in our Commercial Litigation Group. She graduated from York University in 1999 where she received a B.A.(Hons.) in Sociology. She later went on to receive her LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School. Elyse was called to the Ontario Bar in 2003.

Prior to joining DSF, Elyse acted as senior counsel where she provided exceptional legal services and proactive, practical guidance to employer and employee clients.

Elyse’s experience as a commercial litigation lawyer has allowed her to sit on both sides of the table in a workplace dispute: she has been both the client and the counsel. This has given her unprecedented insights from both perspectives and the ability to predict and respond to issues before they escalate.

In addition to the exceptional legal guidance, risk management, and business operations advice that Elyse provides to her clients, she is also a highly skilled and tenacious advocate, fighting for her client’s rights in mediations, arbitrations, and at trial at various levels of court.

She is a frequent and highly respected speaker at seminars and conferences across Canada, and regularly provides extensive nationwide training on all practical workplace matters, including sexual harassment, violence in the workplace, workplace investigations, human rights, and disability management.

For more information, you may contact Toronto commercial litigation lawyer Elyse Mallins at