Eleanor A. Vaughan

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Associate, Toronto

Direct: 416.864.7337
Main: 416.362.1011
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Year of Call: Ontario, 2017
  • Biography

Eleanor Vaughan is a litigation lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Toronto office. She advises and represents employers on a wide range of disputes arising from the workplace.

Eleanor has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario including the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal. Her advocacy practice includes class actions, wrongful dismissal claims, harassment complaints, and judicial reviews and appeals.

Eleanor received her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. While studying at U of T, Eleanor completed an International Human Rights Program internship in Hong Kong and was active in the mooting program.  She also holds a LLM in International Business Law from Université Lyon III.

Prior to joining Hicks Morley, Eleanor practiced at a full service national firm, where she also summered and articled, and at a boutique litigation firm. She is committed to ensuring access to justice and regularly volunteers as duty counsel with Pro Bono Ontario.

Memberships & Affiliations

The Advocates’ Society – Member

Canadian Bar Association – Member

Ontario Bar Association – Member (Labour & Employment Law and Civil Litigation)

Pro Bono Ontario – Duty Counsel

Select Publications & Presentations

“Court Denies Injunction Motions and Allows Mandatory Vaccination Policies to be Implemented” 31:10 Employment and Labour Law Reporter (January 2022) (with R. Counsell)


Université Lyon III, LLM (International Business Law)

University of Toronto Faculty of Law, J.D.

Columbia University, M.A.

McGill University, B.A. (First Class Hons.)