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Lisa Corrente

Tel: 416 643 8800 Fax: 1 888 554 6180

Profile

As a member of our Employment & Labour Group, Lisa acts extensively for clients in any issue that arises in the workplace. She deals with wrongful dismissal litigation, human rights complaints, applications for certification by trade unions, collective bargaining and arbitrations, privacy and surveillance issues and pay equity proceedings. Lisa also provides advice and assistance on employment agreements, workplace policies, severance packages and the resolution of workplace disputes.

Lisa’s practice in the Health Law Group includes advising and representing health care facilities and health professionals. She regularly provides assistance to long-term care homes, retirement homes, domiciliary hostels and other health facilities with respect to Ministry compliance matters, professional complaints and discipline proceedings, privacy and requests for access to information, residential tenancy disputes and issues concerning residents and their family members.

Within both her practice areas, Lisa conducts neutral workplace investigations into matters such as policy violations and employee misconduct, resident abuse and neglect, discrimination and harassment, failure to accommodate and reprisals. She provides timely and thorough investigative expertise from the start of the investigative process through to providing comprehensive written reports and recommendations.   

Lisa is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI).  She also represents our firm in its membership in the Ontario Long Term Care Association and Ontario Retirement Communities Association. Lisa is the Past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Health Law Section and is the immediate Past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Health Law Section.

Awards & Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada© - Health Law (since 2018)
  • In 2018, Lisa was awarded the 2018 Ontario Bar Association Susan Hilary Davidson Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Law.
  • In 2010, Lisa was awarded the Lexpert Zenith Pro Bono Award for her contributions to PBLO at Sick Kids, a free legal service for low-income families whose children are receiving treatment at The Hospital for Sick Children. 

Memberships

  • Association of Workplace Investigators 
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Chair of the Canadian Bar Association's National Health Law Section
  • Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association, Board of Directors
  • Ontario Bar Association - Health Law Section, Past Chair of the Executive
 

Community Involvement

  • Member of the Steering Committee, Pro Bono Law Ontario at SickKids
  • Member of the Systemic Issues Working Group, Pro Bono Law Ontario at SickKids
  • Team Leader, CIBC Run for the Cure (2004 to 2009)
  • Sponsor, World Vision Foster Child

Publications & Presentations

Presentation Feb 7, 2019

Trauma Informed Investigations

Sexual Misconduct in the #Metoo Era, Osgoode Hall Law School/York University
Presentation Feb 7, 2019

Recent Health Law by the Case: Bite-sized Jurisprudence

Ontario Bar Association's Institute — Best Practices on Privacy Issues and Working with Experts in Health Law
Presentation Feb 9, 2018

Current Issues: Medical Assistance in Dying

Speaker, Ontario Bar Association Institute , February 9th 2018

Education

  • J.D., University of Toronto, 1999
  • B.A. (Honours), University of Toronto, 1993

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2001