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Lisa Corrente

Tel: 416 643 8800 Fax: 1 888 554 6180

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

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Community Involvement

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Memberships

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Education

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

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2001

Publications & Presentations

Presentation

Trauma Informed Investigations

Sexual Misconduct in the #Metoo Era, Osgoode Hall Law School/York University Lisa Corrente spoke at Osgoode's Professional Development Legal Guide to Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era, February 7, 2019 in Toronto. In the era ...
Feb 7, 2019
Presentation

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
Feb 7, 2019
Article

Fire Code Charges Withdrawn Against Foster Home Operator

Torkin Manes LegalPoint On February 24, 2017, a foster home operated by Connor Homes was engulfed in flames after one of the youth living in the home deliberately started a f...
Nov 15, 2018
Presentation

Current Issues: Medical Assistance in Dying

Speaker, Ontario Bar Association Institute , February 9th 2018
Feb 9, 2018

News & Media

In the News

Lisa Corrente speaks to Advocate Daily on why change in long-term care homes requires a holistic response

AdvocateDaily.com If adopted, recommendations to address systemic failings identified by a public inquiry into long-term care homes in Ontario could result in new staff...
Sep 18, 2019
Firm News

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2020

The Best Lawyers in Canada We are pleased to announce that 24 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the latest edition of T...
Aug 21, 2019
In the News

Lisa Corrente to speak at forum on campus sexual violence

AdvocateDaily.com Toronto employment and health lawyer Lisa Corrente will share her insights on investigating complaints of sexual violence at an upcoming Osg...
Apr 24, 2019
Firm News

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2019

The Best Lawyers in Canada We are pleased to announce that 21 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders.
Aug 21, 2018

Videos

Workplace Investigations with Lisa Corrente - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Lisa Corrente discusses workplace investigations including when an employer should consider hiring an external investigator and what the advantages ar...
Oct 9, 2014

Identifying and Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Ontario Workplace with Lisa Corrente - Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Lisa Corrente discusses identifying and responding to sexual harassment in the Ontario workplace as part of the Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video Series.
Nov 25, 2015

What is Pay Equity? – Lisa Corrente – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Lisa Corrente explains the goals of the Pay Equity Act and provides an overview of an employer’s obligations under the Act
Sep 16, 2016

Events

Lisa Corrente to speak at the OBA's Best Practices on Privacy Issues and Working with Experts in Health Law program

Join Lisa Corrente for her panel discussion on the topic of Recent Health Law by the Case: Bite-sized Jurisprudence at the Ontario Bar Associatio...
Feb 7, 2019

Loretta Merritt and Lisa Corrente to speak at Osgoode's Professional Development Legal Guide to Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era

Join Loretta Merritt and Lisa Corrente who will be speaking at Osgoode's Professional Development Legal Guide to Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era, ...
Feb 7, 2019

Legal Issues Affecting Dentists Today

Torkin Manes' continuing education seminar on topics of key relevance to dental practices.
Nov 1, 2017: 18:00 - 20:30

Staying in Business and Out of Hot Water...Be Prepared to Manage Workplace Change

On Tuesday, May 9th, Torkin Manes hosted an informative program on how to manage a workplace crisis. Members of Torkin Manes Employment & Lab...
May 9, 2017: 08:00 - 11:00