Ilana joined Dani Z Frodis Barristers as an associate in 2016. Ilana was called to the Bar in 2016 after completing her clerkship for the judges of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto. Ilana is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Ontario, and of the Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations, family law sections.
In 2010, Ilana graduated from Barnard College in New York with a Bachelors of Arts, summa cum laude, majoring in political science and education. She holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. During law school, Ilana was very involved as a caseworker and summer student in the family law division of Downtown Legal Services, providing pro bono family law services to low income clients. As a second year summer student, Ilana worked at a prominent family law firm in downtown Toronto.
Ilana was the 2015 winner of the John E. VanDuzer Scholarship Award for a paper in family law, and the 2013 winner of the Laskin Prize in constitutional law.