Paola Ramirez 

Associate

Paola Ramirez

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

t: 416.865.7030
e: paola.ramirez@mcmillan.ca

overview

Paola Ramirez is an associate with the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in the firm’s Toronto office. Her practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation. 

Joining McMillan as a summer student in 2017, Paola completed her articles with the firm in 2019. She received her Dual J.D. from the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. During her studies, Paola was a research assistant, pro-bono volunteer, a member of the Detroit Mercy Law Review, and editor for the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues. She was also an intern at the Civil Division of Michigan’s Attorney General and the Detroit Public Defender’s Office. Paola continues to volunteer as duty counsel for Pro Bono Law Ontario. 

Prior to law school, Paola obtained her B.A. in International Studies and Modern Languages from the University of Ottawa. 

Publications

Ontario Makes Changes to Court Procedures
Alberta Court of Appeal Ranks CCAA Super-priority Charges Ahead of CRA's Deemed Trust, but Uncertainty Remains
Budget 2019: New Excise Duty Regime For Three New Classes of Legalized Cannabis Products, and GST/HST Amendments for Health Care and Zero-Emission Passenger Vehicles
Is your site ready for recreational cannabis?

Education

  • University of Windsor, J.D., cum laude - 2018
  • University of Ottawa, B.A., cum laude - 2014

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2019

Practices

business litigation
class actions
dispute resolution
litigation
product liability

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Law Society of Ontario 
  • Ontario Bar Association

Awards & Rankings

  • University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Dean's list
  • University of Detroit Mercy Faculty of Law, Dean's list
  • Zuber Moot – Top Finalist 
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Paola Ramirez is an associate with the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in the firm’s Toronto office. Her practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation. 

Joining McMillan as a summer student in 2017, Paola completed her articles with the firm in 2019. She received her Dual J.D. from the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. During her studies, Paola was a research assistant, pro-bono volunteer, a member of the Detroit Mercy Law Review, and editor for the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues. She was also an intern at the Civil Division of Michigan’s Attorney General and the Detroit Public Defender’s Office. Paola continues to volunteer as duty counsel for Pro Bono Law Ontario. 

Prior to law school, Paola obtained her B.A. in International Studies and Modern Languages from the University of Ottawa.