Founder, Positive Impact Law Group
Natalie is the founder of Positive Impact Law Group, a boutique law firm for social entrepreneurs, dedicated to guiding clients through every stage of growth and risk as they build a profitable company without compromising social purpose. Natalie graduated with high honours from Carleton University in 2001, obtaining a Bachelors degree in Public Administration with a focus in Economics. She obtained her LL.B. from the University of Windsor in 2004 where she served as an elected Faculty Council Representative, Vice-President of the Black Law Student’s Association of Canada (Windsor Chapter), and Editorial Assistant of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues. Natalie was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005. Her professional legal experience includes serving the role of In-house Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary at multinational institutions in the financial services sector.
Her past experience in the social enterprise sector includes working as an animator to socially reintegrate at-risk youth. She also has volunteer experience as a youth academic tutor and as mentor in the non-profit sectors in Montreal and Greater Toronto Area. She has also worked as a student volunteer providing pro-bono legal services to individuals and community organizations through the Windsor Community Legal Aid Clinic and Pro-Bono Students Canada. Natalie has a keen interest in the power of blended value businesses to effect positive social change.