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Lisa Corrente

Tel: 416 643 8800  Fax: 1 888 554 6180
Email: lcorrente@torkinmanes.com

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 currently the Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Health Law Section.

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. 

More Speaking & Writing
  • 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

  • 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