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Lara Greenough


501-140 Carleton Street
Fredericton, N.B.
E3B 3T4



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): New Brunswick, 2013

Legal Assistant(s): Cass Phillips, Jill Haines, Melissa O'Neill, Sheri Vessey

Lara’s litigation practice focuses on administrative, commercial, civil and employment law.  With strong organization, written advocacy and creative legal strategy skills, Lara has experience on large and complex files involving both public and private sector clients.  Lara has appeared before arbitrators and has appeared before all levels of trial and appellate courts in New Brunswick.  Some of Lara’s recent client work includes:

  • Policing law, including professional regulation and misconduct, civil and municipal litigation relating to policing
  • Extensive elections experience including interpretation of legislation, opinions and elections court challenges
  • Appearing on judicial reviews and statutory appeals of decisions of boards, commissions, tribunals and other decision makers throughout New Brunswick
  • Advising and defending employers with respect to disability accommodations and human rights complaints
  • Providing advice to employers with respect to workplace policies, disciplinary procedures and compliance with legal requirements
  • Wrongful dismissal and fixed term contract litigation

Education & Career


University of New Brunswick, J.D., 2012
Saint Francis Xavier University, B.A., 2008


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Head, Stewart McKelvey Student Committee, 2021 – present
Member, Stewart McKelvey Student Committee, 2013 – present
President, York-Sunbury Law Society, 2019 – 2020
Member, board of directors, Fredericton Legal Advice Clinic, 2010 – 2014
Deputy Clerk of the New Brunswick Court of Appeal

Thought Leadership



Co-Presenter, “#MeToo – Lessons Learned”, NB Labour and Employment Seminar April 2019

Presenter, “Denial of Health Benefits to Older Employees”, NB Labour and Employment Seminar April 2019

Co-presenter, “Case Law and Legislation Update: What’s New for You?”, Stewart McKelvey In-House Counsel Professional Development Day

June 07, 2018

Presenter, “LTD Issues – When can you hire Replacement Employees?”, NB Labour and Employment Seminar

April 03, 2018

Presenter, “Workers’ Compensation: What is “arising from Employment”?”, NB Labour and Employment Seminar

April 03, 2018

Co-presenter, “Workplace Investigations”, NB Labour and Employment Seminar

April 06, 2017

Presenter, “Age Based Health Benefit Cut Offs – Best Practices”, NB Labour and Employment Seminar

April 06, 2017

Co-presenter, “Anatomy of a Law Firm”, Backpack to Briefcase Series, UNB Law School, April 2014, March 2015 and March 2016

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