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Dayna M.  Steinfeld

Dayna M. Steinfeld

TEL: (204) 957 8321

FAX: (204) 954 0321


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Karen Hoffman

TEL: (204) 956 2970 ext. 229


Areas of Focus

Dayna practises primarily in the areas of administrative, regulatory, human rights, labour and employment law, and civil litigation.

Professional Activities

  • Member-at-Large, Women Lawyers' Forum, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Sessional Instructor, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Course, University of Manitoba - Faculty of Law
  • Law clerk to the Honourable Justice Marshall Rothstein, Supreme Court of Canada, 2013-14
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association

Publications / Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, “Common Myths About Cannabis and the Workplace,” “Privacy Intrusions Unions Don’t Like,” “The Me Too Movement is Alive and Kicking at Work,” and “Getting Last Chance Agreements Right" ( 25th Annual Manitoba Labour Law Review, November 2019)
  • Presenter, “Criminal & Civil Court - The Role of Independent Counsel for Victims of Sexual Assault” (Manitoba Justice Victim Services Sexual Assault Legal Education Seminar, March 2019)
  • Presenter, “Grievance Allowed…or Denied?” Panel (24th Annual Manitoba Labour Law Review, November 2018)
  • Presenter, “Accommodation Allowed or Denied?” (2018 Accommodation Law Conference, Winnipeg, May 2018)
  • Presenter, “Grievance Allowed…or Denied?” Panel (23rd Annual Manitoba Labour Law Review, November 2017)
  • Author, "Human Rights in Hiring" (Piling Canada Q1, 2017) 
  • Co-Author, “Privacy and the Accommodation Process” (The Law Society of Upper Canada, The Duty to Accommodate in the Workplace, June 2016)
  • Co-Author, “To What Degree are Employees Entitled to Privacy Outside of “Business Hours”?” (Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2016, Privacy and the Workplace: The Scope and Limitations of Employee Privacy, February 2016)
  • Author, “Leveling the Playing Field: Severance and Access to Justice at the Manitoba Court of Appeal” (2012) 36 Manitoba Law Journal 329 
  • Author, “Understanding Canadian Aboriginal Law” (Centre for Human Rights Research, June 2010)