Nikki Gershbain

Nikki Gershbain is Chief Inclusion Officer at McCarthy Tétrault. An advocate for social change for 25 years, and a recognized leader in diversity and inclusion initiatives and pro bono programming, Nikki’s role, combining equity and social responsibility into one portfolio, is a first of its kind for the Canadian legal industry. A sought-after expert on topics related to social justice and diversity, she regularly speaks at professional conferences and has delivered dozens of presentations, workshops and keynote speeches nationally and internationally. Her reputation for excellence includes 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 nominations as a top legal “Changemaker” by Canadian Lawyer.