Dr. Lintner initially joined CELA in December 2016 as Special Projects Counsel for the Healthy Great Lakes program. In December 2021, she became CELA’s Deputy Executive Director.
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.
Called to the Ontario bar in 2003, Dr Lintner worked as a water policy advocate for almost two decades until her recent shift away from law practice. 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.
Dr Lintner had the opportunity to combine 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.