YEAR OF CALL: 2013 (Ontario), 2016 (Manitoba)
2012 J.D. University of Manitoba
2009 B.A. Honours, University of Manitoba
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
- Law Society of Ontario
- Law Society of Manitoba
- Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers
- Manitoba Bar Association
Dayna Steinfeld started her legal career with Raven Law in Ottawa, before returning home to Winnipeg to continue her legal practice. After practicing with a large local firm in the areas of administrative, regulatory, labour and employment law, Dayna feels privileged to work in Manitoba on behalf of unions and employees. She represents workers in all areas of the law that touch the workplace, including terminations and wrongful dismissals, human rights and the duty to accommodate, contract and severance package reviews, professional discipline, workplace investigations and harassment complaints. Her legal advocacy aims to advance the rights of workers in human rights proceedings, grievance arbitrations, labour board hearings, civil court actions, and judicial review proceedings. Dayna has represented individuals and unions and has appeared before labour and arbitration boards, administrative tribunals, and all levels of court.
Dayna has been recognized as a Lexpert Rising Star and a CBC Manitoba 40 Under 40. In 2019, she was awarded the Manitoba Bar Association Pro Bono Award for her work representing a coalition of poverty and mental health organizations on significant constitutional privacy issues before the Supreme Court of Canada.
After articling with the firm, Dayna worked as a law clerk for the Honourable Justice Marshall Rothstein at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Outside of the law, Dayna enjoys cooking, cycling, and spoiling her two dogs.