As Torys’ Acting Director of Legal Recruitment and Student Development, Alison oversees the firm’s legal recruitment efforts. Alison is responsible for managing the lateral recruitment process, the recruitment, onboarding and integration of the firm’s summer and articling students and leads the firm’s student program in Toronto and Montreal. She manages the processes and procedures performed by the Legal Recruitment and Student Development departments.
Alison’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on capital market transactions and mergers and acquisitions. She has represented both issuers and investment banks in a wide range of public equity and debt offerings and private placements. Alison also provides ongoing advice to public companies on their disclosure, corporate governance and securities law obligations.
Prior to joining Torys, Alison worked as a legal summer student at CI Financial Corp., performing a wide variety of activities related to corporate and commercial law. Alison also completed a legal internship at The Globe and Mail.
Alison competed as a member of the Queen’s University women’s varsity volleyball team and worked as a teaching assistant at the Smith School of Business.