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2019 Rising Stars Winners

Congratulations Rising Stars Winners of 2019

Fairmont Royal York Hotel
November 7th, 2019


Atrisha Lewis

Associate, Litigation, McCarthy Tétrault LLP


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In early 2019, Atrisha was co-counsel on a lengthy medical malpractice jury trial during the Law Society Bencher election and she was still able to campaign and become elected. Otherwise, she has been counsel on a number of commercial trials and has a track record of success.


Atrisha is best known in the profession for her advocacy for diversity and inclusion. She performs at a high level in every team she works on including for her clients, for organizations she belongs to, and on the informal initiatives that she supports. She is one of an informal group of lawyers on social media who are drawing attention to issues faced by women in law. She regularly participates in initiatives to advance racial equality in Toronto. She has written many articles for Precedent Magazine and Canadian Lawyer and is a regular presented at conferences on substantive areas of law as well as on topics related to diversity and inclusion.


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