Alisa Lombard is Lead Class Counsel on the proposed Forced Sterilization Class Action law suit. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2011 and the Saskatchewan Bar in 2017. She was senior legal counsel to the Specific Claims Tribunal until 2016. Ms. Lombard’s advocacy experience has taken her before various levels of courts, administrative Tribunals and International committees and commissions, including the United Nations Committee against Torture and the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights. She is also currently pursuing a masters in health law, policy and ethics at the University of Ottawa, with an emphasis on the legal pillars of consent and their accessibility to Indigenous women and girls.