Areas of expertise: Water Sustainability
Appointed as Special Projects Counsel in December 2016, Dr. Lintner holds a Ph.D. in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from the University of Guelph and an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Dr. Lintner is Principal of the recently established enterprise focusing on sustainability law and policy – Lintner Law.
Prior to moving to private practice, she worked as a staff lawyer and economist with Ecojustice Canada for more than a decade. She has taught and researched at numerous institutions, including the University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Osgoode Hall Law School and Queen’s University.
She has also combined economic and legal arguments for the Supreme Court of Canada in two cases: one involving the valuation of sensitive environmental lands and the other involving the intersection of insolvency protection and environmental clean-up obligations.
Dr. Lintner specializes in environmental assessment, conservation and water law, and Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights.