Jennifer is a partner at Roper Greyell where she advises employers in all areas of labour and employment law, including human rights law.
Jennifer provides strategic advice regarding the management of workplace legal issues in both unionized and non-unionized environments. Jennifer’s clients include school boards, post-secondary institutions, municipalities, technology companies and retailers.
Solutions oriented and skilled at navigating tough issues, Jennifer is committed to working with her clients to determine the best strategy for their challenging workplace issues
Clients can draw from Jennifer’s depth of experience. She has managed cases involving constitutional, novel and sensitive issues, particularly those related to harassment, human rights, school law and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Responsive, efficient and knowledgeable, Jennifer has represented her clients before the Supreme Court of Canada, all levels of court in British Columbia, the Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Employment Standards Tribunal, and labour arbitrators. Jennifer is also frequently retained as an independent investigator on complex complaints of misconduct, bullying, harassment or assault.
Jennifer is a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of labour and employment law topics, particularly in the areas of human rights, duty to accommodate, and employee medical information.
Outside of the office, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her two children. She is also passionate about expressing her creativity through cooking and writing.
B.A, (Hons) English, University of British Columbia
LL.B., University of British Columbia
Year of call
British Columbia, 2006
Membership / Affiliations
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)
Listings / Rankings
Lexpert-Ranked Lawyer, 2017-2019
Lexpert US/Canada Cross-Border Guide, 2017
Legal 500, Next Generation Lawyer, 2018
Best Lawyers in Canada, 2019-2024 (Labour and Employment Law, Education Law)
Best Lawyers in Canada, 2022, Lawyer of the Year: Education Law, Vancouver
Best Lawyers Global Business Edition, 2020 (Education Law)
Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, 2019, 2023
Chambers Canada, 2024
2023 Women in Law Award, Lawyers Monthly, Labour and Employment Law Lawyer of the Year, Canada