Shanin Lott

Managing Director, Talent & Professional Resources, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Shanin Lott is Managing Director, Talent and Professional Resources at Stikeman Elliott LLP.

She is responsible for leading the overarching talent management strategy and overseeing all people functions as they relate to lawyers, law clerks, students and business services professionals. This is a diverse role requiring legal, human resources, organizational development and people management expertise. Shanin is responsible for developing talent programs to align with broader firm strategic plans. She works closely with practice group heads and firm senior leaders to develop innovative recruitment strategies to attract, retain and advance the best people and to create a diverse and inclusive firm culture.

Prior to this role Shanin was a lawyer practicing Corporate Commercial Litigation in Stikeman Elliott's Toronto office. She then spent several years practicing law in New York City where she specialized in complex criminal and civil white-collar defense and securities litigation.

Shanin has been recognized for her leadership in Talent Management and Diversity. She was named "Woman Worth Watching" by the International Profiles Diversity Magazine in 2013; in 2014 she received a Lexpert Zenith Award for Practice Excellence in the category of Workplace and Human Rights.