E Hewitt Law Firm

E. Hewitt

Elizabeth Hewitt graduated from Queen’s University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts and graduated with distinction from the University of Western Ontario in 1988 with a Bachelor of Laws.

She was called to the bar in Ontario in 1990 and has practiced extensively in the area of employment and commercial litigation with a particular expertise in human rights, harassment and discrimination. Ms. Hewitt has represented clients at both the trial and appellate level in Ontario and has appeared on behalf of employers in proceedings under the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. During the past 16 years Ms. Hewitt has built a practice as an independent, external investigator into claims of workplace harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and workplace violence. She has practiced exclusively in that capacity since 2011.

Ms. Hewitt is the former Chair of both the Board of Trustees of Brescia University College and the Board of Directors of King’s University College. She was an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario in the Faculty of Law teaching Civil Procedure, and a faculty advisor to the University of Western Ontario’s Niagara Moot Team from 1993 to 2007.

Ms. Hewitt is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association, the Middlesex Law Association and the Advocate’s Society.