LLB (Osgoode), of the Bar of Ontario
Fay Faraday is a lawyer in Toronto. She represents unions, employees and civil society in constitutional and appellate litigation, human rights and pay equity. She also participates with various community groups to provide strategic and policy advice on human rights and constitutional issues. In her work as a lawyer, Ms Faraday has addressed a wide range of issues relating to gender and work, rights of persons with disabilities, rights of migrant workers, race discrimination, employment equity, poverty, income security, and international human rights norms. She has represented clients in constitutional litigation at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.
Ms Faraday graduated as the gold medalist from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1993. She is a frequent guest lecturer at law schools, is frequently invited to speak at human rights, labour and civil society conferences, and publishes extensively about labour, human rights and constitutional law. She is the co-author and co-editor of a book on equality rights under the Charter B Making Equality Rights Real (Irwin Law, 2006) and the co-author of a book on equality rights under Ontario's Human Rights Code B Enforcing Human Rights in Ontario (Canada Law Book, 2009). Ms Faraday is currently authoring a judgment of the Women's Court of Canada.