Emily Atkinson

Emily Atkinson

Director, Associate Development & Training
Toronto: 416.865.7335
Fax 416.865.7380


LLB, 2004
Osgoode Hall Law School
BA and Social Work Program (Dean's Honour List), 2001
McMaster University

Bar Admissions

New York, 2009 Ontario, 2005


In her role as Director of Learning and Development, Emily oversees the design and delivery of continuing legal education and professional development programming for the firm's lawyers and administrative professionals, including milestone training programs, practice-specific training and core professional skills training. To promote the culture of working smart without compromising excellence, Emily integrates practice support technologies, business process efficiencies and project management concepts into the programming.

Emily is a member of the Diversity Committee and is involved in the firm’s women’s initiatives.


Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Emily worked as a corporate associate at a Toronto and New York law firm.

Memberships and Affiliations

Emily is a local group leader for Toronto for the Professional Development Consortium and a member of the advisory group for National Association of Law Placement's (NALP) PD Quarterly.

She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association.