Leah Cummings is an associate at Rayman Beitchman LLP with an emerging and varied litigation practice.
Before joining the firm, Leah clerked for a bilingual judge of the Federal Court where she engaged in particular with issues of administrative, immigration, and intellectual property law. She completed her articles bilingually with the Military Police Complaints Commission, assisting in investigations into complaints of police misconduct. Leah summered with a national firm working on litigation files in matters including labour and employment, health law, and corporate litigation.
Leah earned her JD from the University of Ottawa. During her studies, she competed in the International Criminal Court moot competition in New York and The Hague where she won awards for her oral and written advocacy. She also worked part-time on Parliamentary committees while completing her studies and led a student chapter of a refugee rights advocacy group.
In her spare time, Leah is an amateur harpist and a theatre enthusiast.