Amy Salyzyn

Amy Salyzyn is a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School. Prior to commencing her graduate work, Amy received her J.D. from the University of Toronto Law School, served as a judicial law clerk at the Court of Appeal for Ontario and practiced at a Toronto litigation boutique. While pursuing her J.D. studies, Ms. Salyzyn was a member of winning teams at both national and international moot competitions and was senior editor for the Journal of Law and Equality. As a litigator, Ms. Salyzyn’s practice included a wide variety of civil and commercial litigation matters including breach of contract, tort, professional negligence, securities litigation and employment law as well as administrative law matters. In Fall 2011, she was a Visiting Researcher at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Fields of Academic Interest and Dissertation Project
Ms. Salyzyn’s doctoral dissertation involves a comparative study of the regulation of the legal profession in England, the United States, Canada, and Australia. Her research interests include the regulation of the legal profession, legal ethics, gender and the law, and civil justice reform.

Doctoral Committee
Professor Daniel Markovits (supervisor), Professor Robert W. Gordon (reader), Professor John J. Langbein (reader)

Master of Laws (L.L.M.) (Yale University, Yale Law School)
Juris Doctor, Honours Standing (University of Toronto, Faculty of Law)
Bachelor of Arts, First Class Honours (University of Alberta, Faculty of Arts)