Leah George-Wilson is a lawyer practising in the area of Indigenous law, and is also a well-known and respected Indigenous leader. Leah is the former Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and was the first woman to serve in this position, which she held for 6 years. She is currently an elected Co-Chair of the First Nations Summit, a Director on the Land Advisory Board and an appointed member of the First Nations Health Council. She was a key voice in ensuring that Indigenous people were appropriately represented in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics through her role as a board member of the Four Host Nations. Other leadership positions that Leah has held include directorships of the Legal Services Society, Ecotrust Canada and Leadership Vancouver.
“I chose to continue my career at MT+Co. because I wanted a meaningful opportunity to develop my long-term practice while continuing to make a positive impact within Indigenous communities.”
Leah’s background has provided her with a deep understanding of Indigenous governance, Indigenous legal orders, community engagement, reconciliation and government-to-government work. She works with many of the firm’s clients on these and other matters.
Leah’s ancestral name is Sisi-ya-ama.
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