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Jacqueline Armstrong Gates

The CryptoWorks21 program is excited to host this IP Management Lunch and Learn Lecture Series. This ninth lecture will be held on June 13th in QNC1501 from Noon to 1pm.

It is open to all members of CryptoWorks21, the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and the Centre for Applied Cryptographic Research (CACR). Space is limited, please RSVP to Chin Lee by June 6th.


  1. Alternative Dispute Resolution options.
  2. Litigation basics.
  3. Courtroom process and evidence tips i.e., what is required of an expert witness?


Jacqueline Armstrong Gates is a partner in Gowling WLG's Waterloo Region office. She has over twenty years of litigation experience. She is the former head of the office's advocacy department.

Jacqueline's broad commercial litigation practice emphasizes commercial and banking litigation, injunctions, shareholder and partnership disputes, negligence actions, construction liens, leasing disputes, product liability, title insurance and the defence of general insurance matters, including personal injury, third-party property damage, wrap-up, and construction and transportation issues.

She has experience working with public and private corporations and partnerships, both large and small, in Canada and the United States. Jacqueline also has experience working for insurance companies and insureds, as well as manufacturers, retailers and self-insured entities.

Jacqueline is known for her ability to focus on the underlying problems, articulate the issues and craft appropriate solutions. She has argued cases in the Ontario Court of Appeal and Divisional Court, and has represented parties at trials in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She is a speaker at various seminars and conferences on a range of topics, and actively contributes to the Gowling WLG pro bono program. Jacqueline also plays a key role in making Gowling WLG a great place to work.

Jacqueline was recognized for her corporate commercial litigation expertise in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in 2015 and 2016. In 2010, she was named among Lexpert's "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40" and named among the Waterloo Region Record's "Top 40 Under 40."