Sheila has been at Torys since 1972 and was one of the first female lawyers at the firm. She is proud to have raised a family and developed a career in law, and also to have contributed to organizations such as Touching Tiny Lives, which helps children in Lesotho, and the Children’s Aid Foundation.
Laurie has been with Torys since 2010. She joined because of the people, the work, and the firm’s international perspective. She praises the fact that Torys encourages associates enjoy outside interests and broaden their horizons.
Rima praises the diverse and collaborative environment at Torys. She is involved in numerous diversity initiatives, including Women in Law@Torys (an initiative to recruit, retain and develop women lawyers at the firm), the Canadian Board Diversity Council and Special Olympics Ontario.
Cheryl describes herself as a leading life sciences lawyer who works in the United States, Canada and Israel. She also describes the strengths of women lawyers and shows how women lawyers can make time for their families, as well as their careers.
Karrin has been with Torys since 1993. She is immensely proud of the team of professionals at the firm who exhibit great passion for their work and for their clients. She enjoys mentoring young lawyers and sees curiosity as a key attribute of new lawyers joining the firm.