Principal, Lintner Law
Special Projects Counsel
Canadian Environmental Law Association
Anastasia M. Lintner is a passionate public interest advocate and Principal of an enterprise focussing on sustainability law and policy – Lintner Law. Dr. Lintner is also Special Projects Counsel, Healthy Great Lakes at Canadian Environmental Law Association. Prior to moving to private practice in 2014, she was employed as a staff lawyer and economist with Ecojustice Canada for more than a decade. Having received a PhD in natural resource and environmental economics at the University of Guelph before returning to postsecondary study of law, Dr. Lintner has taught and researched at numerous post-secondary institutions, including the University of Guelph, Wilfrid Laurier University, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Osgoode Hall Law School, and Queen’s University. She has embraced the use of online learning management systems in all of her teaching. The highlight of her legal career (thus far) was being given the opportunity to combine economic and legal arguments for the Supreme Court of Canada in two cases: one involving the valuation of sensitive environmental lands and the other involving the intersection of insolvency protection and environmental clean-up obligations. Dr. Lintner specializes in environmental assessment, conservation and water law, and in Ontario's Environmental Bill of Rights.
EERL 805 Operating Effectively: Law, Policy, Regulation and Ethics