WeirFoulds Executive Partner Lisa Borsook discussed her commitment to advancing women in the legal profession in the May 2016 edition of Lexpert® magazine.
In “Advancing Women”, Lisa discussed her commitment to this cause, and shared some insight into how the legal industry has adapted to assist women pursuing careers in law. She also noted that there are still advancements to be made, but that positive change has happened and will continue to happen as more women decide to pursue legal careers.
“Lisa Borsook, an Executive Partner (and former Managing Partner) in the Toronto office of WeirFoulds LLP, agrees there are areas of the profession that could be improved when it comes to women. “I would like to see, in the [Toronto] downtown law firms, more opportunities for advancement into senior management positions and senior equity positions,” she says. “I would like to see more female managing partners and more women in positions to influence how their colleagues are practising law.”
The article featured commentary from several senior women in the Canadian legal industry. Please click here to read the article.