Christie Gibson is an associate in the Municipal, Planning & Environmental Law Group at Cassels. Christie’s practice focuses on land use planning law, but also encompasses all aspects of municipal and environmental law, including tax assessment appeals and expropriations. Her experience includes representing public and private sector clients before the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, and she has also appeared before the courts.
In addition to her law practice, Christie serves on the United World Colleges Canadian National Committee Executive and acts as a mentor to students currently studying at the schools. Christie also gives back to her alma maters, chairing the Toronto chapter of the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network and volunteering with the Osgoode Women’s Network as a mentor. She is also the Co-Chair of the ULI Toronto Mentorship Program and has served on the Ontario Bar Association Municipal Law Executive since 2016.
Prior to joining Cassels, Christie worked with a boutique urban planning law firm in Toronto practising in the area of development/land use planning, property tax assessment, expropriation and municipal law. Prior to her call to the bar, Christie summered and articled with a large international full-service firm in Toronto. Christie obtained a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University in 2010 and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2013. Prior to that, Christie studied in Alberta, India, and Australia.