Conner Harris is a partner at Rayman Beitchman LLP whose current practice focuses on civil litigation and expropriation law. He has appeared before all levels of Court in Ontario and before various administrative tribunals, including the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, the National Energy Board, the Landlord and Tenant Board, and has assisted in matters before the Federal Court.
Conner earned his JD from the University of Manitoba in 2013, graduating with the University Gold Medal in Law for the highest grade point average in the JD program. While in law school Conner earned a number of other awards and academic prizes, and was selected to represent the University of Manitoba at the Laskin Moot Court competition. Conner assisted with professional discipline cases as a summer student at the Law Society of Manitoba while in law school. Prior to law school Conner earned his Bachelor of Science and Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lakehead University, graduating with First Class Standing.
Prior to joining Rayman Beitchman in 2015, Conner spent a year at another leading civil litigation and expropriation firm in Toronto. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk for the Honourable Madam Justice Heneghan of the Federal Court of Canada, and had previously been selected to clerk for the Judges of the Manitoba Court of Appeal during his final year of law school.
In his role as a law clerk, Conner assisted in cases in areas as diverse as immigration and refugee law, maritime law, intellectual property, privacy and access to information, aboriginal law, class actions, criminal law, constitutional law, employment and labour law, human rights and administrative law. While serving as a law clerk Conner was part of a team that placed second in the annual Exchequer Cup law clerks moot competition.