Jennifer S. Russell

Jennifer S. Russell

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Jennifer is a partner at Roper Greyell where she practices employment, labour and human rights law on behalf of public and private sector employers.

A resourceful problem-solver, Jennifer thrives on challenging cases and enjoys partnering with her clients to develop a deep understanding of their businesses. Jennifer provides her clients with strategic advice regarding all aspects of the employment relationship including hiring and termination, discipline, privacy, human rights, the purchase and sale of businesses, restrictive covenants and competition issues. She also conducts workplace investigations and represents her clients as their spokesperson during collective bargaining. She works hard to create outcomes that strengthen, instead of damage, employee/employer relationships.

Jennifer is a skilled and loyal advocate who represents her clients before courts of all jurisdictions in British Columbia and Canada as well as at arbitration and before the Labour Relations Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, the WCAT, and the Employment Standards Tribunal. She has particular expertise in appellate advocacy and judicial review.

Jennifer writes frequently for various publications and she is the editor of Roper Greyell’s Information Update.

Jennifer enjoys spending time with her young family and rascally dog. She also enjoys music, soccer and relaxing at her family cottage on Slocan Lake.


Legal Assistant

Cali Mancia-Fraser
Jennifer S. Russell


B.A. (Hons), Environmental Sciences and History, Queen’s University
LL.B., University of British Columbia
Diploma, Natural Resources Law, Dr. Andrew R. Thomson Natural Resources Law Program

Year of call

British Columbia, 2005


Membership / Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
BC Human Resources Management Association
Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers (CACE)