Donia Hashem 

Associate

Donia Hashem

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.865.7036
e: donia.hashem@mcmillan.ca

overview

Donia Hashem is building a broad legal practice in civil and commercial litigation. She works on a variety of files relating to complex contractual disputes, class action defence, product liability, and regulatory compliance. 

During her legal studies, Donia was selected as the Dean’s Fellow for Property Law, and received the Samuel Rubinoff Award for research and writing. Prior to law school, Donia worked at the Ontario Government’s Cabinet Office as well as at a prominent NGO in the MENA region.

Publications

Occupiers' Liability Amendment: Ontario Shortens Notice Periods for Snow and Ice Related Claims
Canada Legally Commits to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050
Ontario's New Blue Box Regulations Shift Consumer Product End-of-life Responsibilities to Producers
Consumer-Directed Finance: Canada's Answer to Open Banking
Over (65) and Out in Benefit Plans is Unconstitutional HRTO Rules

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, JD - 2019
  • University of Toronto, Master of Public Policy - 2016
  • Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service - 2012

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2020

Practices

business litigation
class actions
product liability
white collar defence and government investigations
competition and antitrust

Community Involvement

  • Special Olympics Ontario
  • Pro Bono Ontario
  • Pro Bono Students Canada

Awards & Rankings

  • Samuel Rubinoff Award for Most Outstanding Research Paper
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Donia Hashem is building a broad legal practice in civil and commercial litigation. She works on a variety of files relating to complex contractual disputes, class action defence, product liability, and regulatory compliance. 

During her legal studies, Donia was selected as the Dean’s Fellow for Property Law, and received the Samuel Rubinoff Award for research and writing. Prior to law school, Donia worked at the Ontario Government’s Cabinet Office as well as at a prominent NGO in the MENA region.