- Ontario (2016)
- New York (2016)
- McGill University, Faculty of Law (2015), B.C.L. / LL.B.
- Vrije University, Amsterdam (2014), (Exchange Program; International Law)
- Concordia University (2011)
is a research associate at Lenczner Slaght.
Jessica joined the firm after practicing for almost two years at a major national law firm, where she maintained a general commercial litigation practice, with a focus on securities litigation and class actions.
While in law school, Jessica was a managing editor for the McGill Journal of Law and Health and volunteered with the McGill Legal Information Clinic. Jessica also completed a summer internship at Her Justice, a non-profit legal organization in New York City providing free legal advice and information to victims of domestic violence.
Counsel to Bridgestone Corporation in the defense of class actions related to anti-
vibration rubber parts. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Counsel to the intervener, the Canadian Vintners Association before the Supreme Court of Canada in which the Court considered whether the prohibition on transporting liquor between provinces violated the free trade guarantee in s. 121 of the Constitution Act, 1867. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Counsel to Trinity Western University before the Supreme Court of Canada in which the Court considered the constitutionality under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms of the Law Society's refusal to accredit TWU’s proposed law school. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Counsel to the former Chief Financial Officer of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. in defense of securities class actions commenced in the Ontario and Quebec courts. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
The Advocates’ Society
The Ontario Bar Association
The Canadian American Bar Association
The New York State Bar Association
Lenczner Slaght strengthens its legal research expertise with the addition of another talented associate.
Jessica Starck was a co-author of "The Dispute Resolution Review - Edition 10". The publication provides an indispensable overview of the civil court systems of 37 jurisdictions.
Jessica Starck was a chapter author for the "Global Legal Insights: Litigation and Dispute resolution 2017, Sixth Edition (Canada)".
Jessica Starck was the co-author of "The BCSC Decision in Re Red Eagle: Private Placement Survives Regulatory Review in the Context of a Hostile Bid". This article reviews the decision of the British Columbia Securities Commision in Red Eagle, Re, 2015 BCSECCOM 401.