Maya obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto where she majored in Bioethics and graduated with distinction. Maya then received her LL.B. in 2007 from the University of Ottawa and was called to the Bar of Ontario in June of 2008.
After completing law school, Maya articled at a prominent insurance defence litigation firm in Hamilton, returning as an associate following her call to the bar. She has practiced primarily in the area of insurance defence litigation and has handled files at various stages of litigation and dispute resolution. In addition, she has practiced in the area of plaintiff personal injury and has enjoyed practicing education law on behalf of children from low income families on a pro bono basis.
Maya Krishnaratne practices civil litigation, with a focus on insurance defence litigation. She represents clients in tort actions, accident benefits disputes, and private disputes between insurance companies.
She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Defence Lawyers association.
Maya loves traveling and has had the opportunity to teach English in Uganda, backpack through Japan, and vacation in Sri Lanka. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, running and spending time with Carrots, her pet cat.