Jun 28, 2021

A number of WeirFoulds lawyers will serve on OBA Law Section executives for 2021-2022 term

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that a number of our lawyers have been selected to serve on the Ontario Bar Association’s Law Sections and Law Section executives for the 2021-2022 year.

Philip Cho, Partner, has been re-elected to serve as a Member-at-Large of the Insolvency Law Section. Philip’s practice is focused primarily in the area of insolvency and bankruptcy, with a complimentary practice in security enforcement and litigation.

Jeff Cowan, Partner, will serve as a Member-at-Large of the Administrative Law Section. Jeff acts as counsel before administrative tribunals and the trial and appellate courts in many aspects of public law.

Lisa Danay Wallace, Associate, will serve as a Member-at-Large of the Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section. As a technology and intellectual property lawyer, Lisa has key experience in a diverse range of sectors and has a particular interest in new and emerging technologies.

Bianca La Neve, Partner, has been re-elected to the Trusts and Estates Law Section as a Member-at-Large. Bianca is an experienced litigator with a practice that is focused on handling complex and sensitive matters in relation to all aspects of estate, trusts and capacity litigation.

Megan Mah, Associate, will serve as the CPD Liaison for the Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law Section. She has also been nominated as a Regional Representative of the OBA Council. Megan works on a range of issues including workplace discrimination and accommodation, sexual harassment and violence, wrongful and constructive dismissals, human rights complaints, breach of contract, and professional discipline.

Emma Romano, Associate, has been re-elected to serve as a Member-at-Large of the Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section. Emma’s practice includes media and defamation, professional liability, and aviation law, as well as commercial and general civil litigation.

As members of the OBA Sections and its executives, our lawyers will participate in the general business of the sections and execute on specific projects as assigned by the Chair, which may include advocacy initiatives, developing innovative and exciting programming, hosting special events, producing informative practice-specific articles and papers and more.

We wish each of them a great year ahead with their respective Sections and executive teams.