Lisa Borsook

Executive Partner
WeirFoulds LLP

LISABORSOOK isthe Executive Partner of WeirFoulds LLP, a downtown Toronto law firm,recognized as one of the top 10 law firms in Ontario. She has been a member ofthe firm’s students, associates, compensation, marketing, business development,and management committees and was the firm’s managing partner from 2007 to2012; making her one of only a few women to have ever served as ManagingPartner of a law firm in Canada.  Lisa isthe Chairperson of the firm’s Commercial Leasing Practice Group and a member ofthe Business Law Practice Group. She has been recognized as a leadingpractitioner by Lexpert® and namedone of the best lawyers in her practice area by The Best Lawyers in Canada. Lisa has also been recognized as aleading practitioner in The 2011, 2012,2013, and 2014 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Media Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyersin Canada. Over the course of her career, Lisa has written over 150articles and is a regular speaker at conferences. Her vibrant practice includesa vast array of clients, both large and small, local, regional, national andinternation, as well as numerous governments and government agencies, inconnection with their retail, industrial, office and brownfields properties.Lisa is a frequent writer and speaker on the retention of women in the legalprofession. She was a member of the Steering Committee for the Law Society’sRetention of Women in Private Practice Working Group, which launched theJusticia Project. In 2009 she was a recipient of the Zenith Award in recognitionof her accomplishments as a leading woman in the business of law, and in 2011she was honoured as a ‘Woman of Action’ by the Israel Cancer Research Fund(ICRF). In 2013 Lisa was selected as one of Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN)Top 100: Most Powerful Women in Canada.