Canadian lawyer named fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Press release - People June 2019

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Karen Jensen has been elected a fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. The US-based non-profit professional association recognizes leading labour and employment lawyers who are intellectual and practical resources in this practice area.  

Jensen, who is based in Ottawa and serves as the firm’s Canadian employment and labour group chairperson, is the third Canadian Norton Rose Fulbright lawyer to be made fellow. Toronto senior advisor John West was elected in 2016, and Richard Charney, who is Norton Rose Fulbright’s global head of employment and labour, received the accolade in 2012.

In a letter to Jensen, college president John Runyan wrote: 

"Election as a Fellow represents recognition by your colleagues that you have distinguished yourself as an outstanding professional who has made a sustained contribution to our field and that you meet the standards of integrity, professionalism and character."

Jensen, who is ranked as a leading individual in Chambers Canada for Employment and Labour, commented: 

“Throughout my career, I have been fortunate to work with people who act with integrity and honour in everything they do. It is to them that I owe this honour.”

Jensen will be made a Fellow at the CLE Conference in New Orleans on November 9, an event held by the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section. 


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