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Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
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Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
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A 2016 study by the American Bar Association found that representation of women within law firms drops sharply as the levels increase. For example, women make up over 51 per cent of first-year law students. By the time a person graduates and becomes an associate, 46 per cent are female. The biggest drop, however, comes at the partnership level. Here, only 22 per cent of partners are female.
Could tournament rules be thwarting female lawyers’ efforts to get ahead?
Young Women in Law held its eighth annual charity gala in Toronto Wednesday evening. Author Margaret Atwood was the event’s keynote speaker this year and proceeds went to “After Me Too” which has partnered with the Canadian Women’s Foundation to create a fund that provides support services to victims of sexual violence.
Stratus restaurant was packed with female professionals on April 4 at a women’s networking and cocktail event presented by Lerners LLP in Toronto.
In November we brought together a cross-section of leading women in litigation, from private practie and in-house, to talk about how they came into the profession they love and the challenegs and changes they have observed as they have risen to the positions they hold today. They discussed the importance of mentors and how they are trying to pay it forward. They also spoke candidly about the myths around women in litigation that linger in 2018.
Kim Stanton says the experience of sexual assault victims and violence against indigenous women entered the public consciousness much more during her time at LEAF.
Lawyers from Canada’s top law firms, in-house legal departments and companies top this year’s Women’s Executive Network list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women.
We hear a lot about gender equality these days, particularly in the context of Silicon Valley and its so-called “bro culture” problems. Private practice has its own set of issues when it comes to gender equality; the retention of female associates has always been a challenge.
At first, Ria Guidone was floored when she was told to ‘seduce the court,’ but it helped open up a conversation about women in the profession.