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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


Community Involvement





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


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2001

Publications & Presentations


Fire Code Charges Withdrawn Against Foster Home Operator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

Current Issues: Medical Assistance in Dying

Speaker, Ontario Bar Association Institute , February 9th 2018
Feb 9, 2018
Nov 27, 2017

Workplace Investigations - Human Rights/Harassment Issues

Legal Issues Affecting Dentists Today, Torkin Manes Health Law Program
Nov 16, 2017

News & Media

Firm News

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

The Best Lawyers in Canada We are pleased to announce that 22 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders.
Aug 21, 2018

Lisa Corrente honoured with the 2018 Ontario Bar Association Susan Hilary Davidson Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Law

Each year the OBA Health Law Section celebrates one of its members, acknowledged by peers as a leading practitioner and contributor to health law in O...
Apr 27, 2018

Lisa Corrente to speak at the Together We Care Conference on April 11th

Lisa Corrente will be moderating a panel at the Together We Care Conference on “Promoting Appropriate and Safe Relationships within a Long-Term ...
Apr 4, 2018

Lisa Corrente speaks to The Lawyers Weekly about assisted dying bill

"Uncertainty will open the door to legal action being commenced by individuals who disagree with the practitioner’s assessment of ‘reasona...
Apr 29, 2016


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


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

Practice Check-up - Legal Issues Affecting Veterinarians Today

NEW AND ONGOING CHALLENGES FOR YOUR CLINIC Associates and Staff: Employees or Independent Contractors? the legal risks of mis-characterizing your sta...
Nov 1, 2011: 16:30 - 23:00