Joanna Nairn

Associate at Pape Barristers

JOANNA NAIRN is an associate at PapeBarristers, where she has a broad civil litigation practice with a focus onappeals.  Her practice encompasses a diverse range of substantive areas,including commercial litigation, civil procedure, torts, and professionalnegligence. She clerked for the Hon. Justice Morris J. Fish at the SupremeCourt of Canada before spending several years as a member of the Supreme Courtand Appellate Litigation Practice at a large firm in Washington, D.C. Whilepracticing in the United States, she was twice named a Super Lawyers RisingStar in appellate litigation, and was recognized on the D.C. Capital Pro BonoHigh Honor Roll in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Joanna obtained her J.D. from HarvardLaw School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Civil Rights-CivilLiberties Law Review and graduated magna cum laude. She holds a B.A. inPolitical Science from the University of Toronto, and was the 2006 WorldUniversities Debating Champion. Joanna is called to the bar in Ontario and theDistrict of Columbia.