Elaine Bright received her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, and an MSW from the University of Toronto. She joins the Jellinek Ellis Gluckstein Group as Counsel, serving clients in Northern Ontario.
Elaine is passionate about providing access to justice to people who have barriers to knowing and asserting their rights. Since 2012, she has represented Indigenous clients in Northern Ontario in seeking compensation for abuse that they experienced in residential schools, day schools, foster homes, and other settings.
Elaine has worked in the fields of legal education and social work, as well as the practice of law. She developed legal conferences for both Osgoode Professional Development and the Canadian Institute. She served on the Board of the Kenora District Law Association where she assisted in the development and delivery of legal conferences and events for the region.
Elaine has appeared before a variety of administrative tribunals, before all levels of court in Ontario, and before the Federal Court of Canada.