Leena Yousefi

Leena Yousefi

Sociology – BA (2006) Law JD (2010)

In 2022, she was chosen as one of the Top 50 Change Makers in Canada by the Globe and Mail and had YLaw rank in the Top 10 Innovators’ List of Canada by the Canadian business. She has been at the forefront of better change for mental health within the legal profession. She is the first lawyer in Western Canada to implement 4-day work weeks for a firm of her size, which has proven to be a major success. She actively recruits pregnant women, single mothers, LGBQT+ individuals, visible minorities and people of colour to her law firm.

Praise failure. It is your most lethal weapon for success.