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Serious insight for serious situations.

Serious insight for serious situations.

Clara Matheson

B.A.& Sc. Hons., J.D., M.S.W

Team Lead – Workplace Investigations

About Clara Matheson

Diligent, astute and adaptable, Clara is an experienced lawyer with a master’s degree in social work, and numerous years of experience in handling human rights cases related to discrimination, harassment, and poisoned work environments. She is a discerning interviewer who brings a commitment to impartiality and fairness to her investigative role at Rubin Thomlinson, coupled with an empathetic demeanor and the ability to analyze complex legal issues.

Expertise & Services

At Rubin Thomlinson, Clara conducts workplace investigations into allegations of harassment, bullying, poisoned work environments, and other problematic workplace behaviour, and assists clients by providing workplace investigation and human rights training to staff at all levels.


Clara has more than 13 years of experience working on human rights cases, having worked for the Human Rights Legal Support Centre in multiple roles, including legal counsel and manager of client services.

She was also part of Osgoode Hall’s faculty, in their Certificate in Human Rights Theory and Practice program, where she presented on the duty to accommodate with respect to the grounds of creed and gender identity/gender expression.

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario
  • JD/MSW, University of Toronto
  • Honours B. Arts Sc., McMaster University

Clara Matheson's Insights