Laura Buck is an associate in our Employment Law Group. She assists both employers and employees with respect to all aspects of the employment relationship from hiring to termination. She advises her clients with respect to a variety of workplace matters, including employee terminations, wrongful dismissal, employment contracts and human rights issues. Her practice also involves civil and commercial litigation. Laura is a passionate advocate for her clients. She strives to help her clients achieve a fair outcome and works diligently to protect her clients’ interests.
Laura was raised in Oxford County and moved to Waterloo Region for her undergraduate studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Laura completed her law degree at the University of Ottawa. During her studies, she was involved with LEAF, the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund and Pro Bono Students Canada. While in Ottawa, Laura also volunteered her time at REACH, a community organization providing legal referrals to individuals living with disabilities in Ottawa and the surrounding communities. During her final year of studies, Laura worked as an environmental law research assistant.
Before joining SorbaraLaw, Laura worked as a legal caseworker at a community legal clinic in St. Thomas, Ontario where she advocated for her clients at the Social Benefits Tribunal and the Landlord and Tenant Board. Laura joined SorbaraLaw as a summer student in 2017 and returned in 2018 for articling.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys long-distance running, staying active with sports and spending time outdoors.
Honours Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University
Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa
Member of the Law Society of Ontario
Member of the Waterloo Law Association
Member of the Southwest Region Women’s Law Association
Member of the KW-Cambridge Sports and Social Club