Sophie Gaillard is the lawyer and campaigns manager for the Montreal SPCA’s animal advocacy department. She joined the Montreal SPCA in September 2013, after graduating from the Faculty of Law at McGill University and articling at the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions office in Montreal. Throughout law school, Sophie was actively involved in McGill’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter. She also interned at a number of animal protection organizations, including the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Justice Canada. In her role as lawyer and campaigns manager for the animal advocacy department, Sophie works closely with the Montreal SPCA’s cruelty investigations department, providing inspectors with legal guidance, as well as acting as a liaison for prosecutors and law enforcement.