Naomi is a lawyer with extensive experience representing corporations, universities, boards of directors, senior executive management and public institutions. After almost a decade as a trial lawyer, Naomi moved into a business role, where she helped establish the Canadian operations of an Australian company that invests in meritorious commercial litigation. In this position, Naomi assists individuals and companies with the analysis and strategic operation of litigation.
Naomi obtained her law degree at Harvard Law School, and clerked for Justice Morris Fish at the Supreme Court of Canada before her call to the bar. During her legal studies, Naomi interned at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and worked on John Kerry’s legal team in Florida for the 2004 election. More recently, Naomi assisted her neighbourhood group in sponsoring a refugee family from Syria, and was a member of the Food Committee for the Narayever Shul.
Naomi grew up on a dairy farm in southern Ontario, and prior to moving to Toronto, had lived in 10 cities in 10 years. Naomi’s three boys, Ari, Noah and Judah, are current and future Paul Penna DJDS students.