Krista Hill is widely recognized as an industry leader in infrastructure and energy M&A, privatizations and joint ventures/partnerships, both in Canada and internationally.
Krista is the co-head of the Infrastructure and Energy practice, as well as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
Krista has deep experience in complex, innovative, first-of-kind transactions and projects. With robust insight into all types of energy projects and infrastructure asset classes, she regularly leads large teams working to advance significant projects and transactions. Krista is also an accomplished lead negotiator and has extensive experience advising multiple stakeholders with respect to their complex projects and transactions.
|2022||Women's Executive Network (WXN)—Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award|
|2021||Canadian Lawyer’s Canadian Law Awards—Gold Winner: Female Trailblazer of the Year|
|2016-2023||Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in energy: power (transactional) (Currently ranked as Band 1, one of only two lawyers in Canada)|
|2008-2022||Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in energy: power (transactional) (Currently ranked as Band 1, one of only two lawyers in Canada)|
|2014-2023||The Legal 500— Hall of Fame in energy and natural resources: power; Leading lawyer in energy and natural resources: power|
|2010-2022||IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Notable practitioner in project development and M&A|
|2008-2023||Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy law and energy regulatory law|
|2018-2023||Lexpert/American Lawyer’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in energy (electricity)|
|2008-2023||The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in energy: electricity, corporate commercial law, infrastructure and mergers & acquisitions|
|2013-2022||Who’s Who Legal—Global and National leading lawyer in energy (renewables)|
|2013-2022||Expert Guides' Women in Business Law—Leading practitioner in energy and natural resources|
|2020||Best Lawyers in Canada—Energy Law Lawyer of the Year in Toronto|
|2018||Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada—Most frequently recommended lawyer in business issues|
|2013||Corporate INTL—Energy law lawyer of the year in Canada|
|2013||Global Law Experts—Energy Law-Lawyer of the Year in Canada|
|2007||Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—One of Canada’s top 40 lawyers under 40|
Krista was an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, where she taught on energy and natural resources law. She is also a member of the University of Toronto Law Alumni Association Council, an organization which provides advice to the Dean of the Law School.
Krista speaks frequently at M&A, infrastructure and energy conferences and is a past executive member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Natural Resources and Energy section. In addition, she is a director of the Canadian Nuclear Law Organization.
Krista serves as the Chair of The York School, a Canadian Accredited Independent School (CAIS), located in Toronto. She also serves as a director of Rainbow Railroad, an organization dedicated to assisting LGBTQI refugees seeking a safe haven in order to escape violence or persecution in their home countries.