Pascale is a doctoral student at Sciences Po Law School in Paris. She holds an integrated degree in civil law and common law (B.C.L./LL.B.) from McGill University (2013), as well as a B.A. (2007) and a M.A. (2009) in philosophy from the Université de Montréal. The excellence of her academic record has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Aimé Geoffrion Medal (for having finished second upon graduation in law) and the Montreal Bar Association Prize (highest standing in civil law).
During her studies, Pascale served as a research assistant to various faculty members at the Faculty of Law of McGill University, and at the Institut National de Recherche Scientifique's Centre Urbanisation Culture Société. She served on the editorial board of the McGill Law Journal and was an intern with the Quebec Court of Appeal.
Her research interests focus on the sociology of law and legal pluralism in the context of economic globalization. Her dissertation is about credit rating agencies and integration of their ratings into financial regulations. She taught sociology of law at Sciences Po Undergraduate College in Paris. Her paper "Ambiguïté, stratégie, pouvoir: regards critiques sur la responsabilité sociale des entreprises" ["Ambiguity, Strategy, Power: Critical Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility"] received a prize in the Bernard-Mergler Essay Contest and was published by éditions écosociété in the collective work Le souffle de la jeunesse (2012).