Maya Borooah has a bachelor’s degree from McMaster University’s Arts & Science program, a Master of Arts from York University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa (magna cum laude), where she received the Osgoode Society Prize for Canadian Legal History and the Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) Professional Excellence Award. Prior to attending law school, Ms Borooah worked as a criminal law and victim services policy analyst at the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. She practices at Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP, focusing on criminal, regulatory, and disciplinary litigation, as well as internal investigations. She has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as before the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights. Ms Borooah practises throughout Ontario and on select cases across the country.
She has lectured on expert evidence, search and seizure, trial advocacy, and ethical issues at Osgoode Professional Development and the Advocates’ Society. She is the parent of a one-year-old child and the guardian of a six-year-old rescue dog.