Hannah Mirsky is an Articling student in Smart & Biggar’s Ottawa office. She recently earned her J.D. from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.
Before beginning law school, Hannah earned a B.A. with distinction in North American Studies, an interdisciplinary program in political science, history, and communications from McGill University.
Hannah gained valuable experience working at Dalhousie’s Initio Law and Technology Clinic during her legal studies which allowed her to work directly with entrepreneurs across Nova Scotia to provide legal services to early-stage technology start-ups with a specific focus on advising clients regarding IP protection. Hannah also worked as a research assistant, contributing to a project about corporate environmental responsibility for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
In 2022, Hannah participated in the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot and won the Donald F. Sims Award for the best oral advocate.