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Anita Balakrishnan

Anita Balakrishnan

Anita Balakrishnan is the website and newsletter editor at Law Times — breaking news on Ontario’s legal scene — as well as a contributor to Canadian Lawyer magazine. Law Times covers more than a dozen practice areas that impact Ontario’s lawyers, with topics ranging from insurance law to real estate regulation; alongside trends at the Law Society of Ontario and Ontario’s Attorney General.

Her writing specialties include law, technology, and finance. Before joining Law Times, she was a journalist covering business and technology for CNBC.com and has had work appear in NBCNews.com, Yahoo Finance, and in USA Today.

She has a master’s degree in Business and Economic Reporting from New York University’s school of journalism and Stern school of business. She also has an undergraduate degree from the University of Denver with majors in economics and environmental science.

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Think carefully before joining recession rush to graduate school, lawyers say

Think carefully before joining recession rush to graduate school, lawyers say

Many opportunities for upskilling both in and outside the college campus

Construction lawyers see COVID changing delay and force majeure clauses

Construction lawyers see COVID changing delay and force majeure clauses

Changing material prices and lien timelines reflected in legal agreements

MAG Doug Downey commits to permanent modernization for remote notarizing, commissioning

MAG Doug Downey commits to permanent modernization for remote notarizing, commissioning

Downey is speaking at Canadian Lawyer's online event series on May 21

Job market worries ripple through legal sector after law firm layoffs and pay cuts on Bay Street

Job market worries ripple through legal sector after law firm layoffs and pay cuts on Bay Street

Recruiters reveal how to deal with layoffs —but say not all lawyers should fear pay freezes

Cross-Examined: A young lawyer’s journey from assisted death consultation to leading health law firm

Cross-Examined: A young lawyer’s journey from assisted death consultation to leading health law firm

Tory Hibbitt began her legal career at the centre of a national public policy debate

Cross-Border Legal Report: The boom in representations and warranties insurance

Cross-Border Legal Report: The boom in representations and warranties insurance

As more money has crossed the border, so has the popularity of deal-making insurance

The invisible woman: Women in Law Summit explores how to help women lawyers and partnership numbers

The invisible woman: Women in Law Summit explores how to help women lawyers and partnership numbers

Where are the women in leadership — and when will firms help women step into the light?

Emergencies Act different than ‘any other law of Canada’

Emergencies Act different than ‘any other law of Canada’

Is COVID-19 an emergency that ‘cannot be effectively dealt with under any other law of Canada’?

COVID-19 layoffs, government benefits pose novel questions for employment lawyers

COVID-19 layoffs, government benefits pose novel questions for employment lawyers

Payroll reduction and health and safety obligations pose major challenges

‘No one knows what tomorrow will bring:’ Urgent matters for kids, families persist as pandemic rages

‘No one knows what tomorrow will bring:’ Urgent matters for kids, families persist as pandemic rages

‘Right now, families need more cooperation. And less litigation,’ judge says in decision