Ashna Gakhar


Ashna’s practice focuses on corporate commercial and employment litigation matters. She completed law school in Canada and the USA, earning Juris Doctor degrees in both countries from the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy. Prior to attending law school, Ashna graduated from the Schulich School of Business at York University, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) degree.

During law school, Ashna was awarded the Detroit Mercy Law Book Award and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for her academic achievement in the 1L Comparative Legal Writing & Research II course. In her second year, she went on to serve as a Teaching Assistant for the course. In addition, as a law student, Ashna had meaningful experiences completing a judicial externship at the Third Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan and working as a Student Attorney at University of Detroit Mercy’s Environmental Law Clinic.

Outside of work, Ashna is a trained Bollywood dancer and has participated in various stage performances. She also enjoys visiting coffee shops around Toronto and going for walks along the Toronto Harbourfront!