Deborah M. Dalfen

Deborah M. Dalfen

Director, Professional Resources
Toronto: 416.865.7544
Fax 416.865.7380


JD, 1998
University of Toronto
BA, 1994
Princeton University

Bar Admissions

California, 2001 Ontario, 2000


Deborah Dalfen is the Director, Professional Resources for Torys’ Toronto, Calgary, Montréal and New York offices, as well as the Torys Legal Services Centre in Halifax. In this role, she is responsible for the attraction, engagement, development and retention of our professionals. For almost eight years before taking on this role, Deborah was the firm’s Director, Legal Recruitment and Student Development.

Deborah spent her summer and articling year at Torys before moving to San Francisco in 2000. While in San Francisco, Deborah practised in the corporate finance group of a large international law firm, and then worked for three years as the Staff Attorney and Director, Special Projects at a national non-profit organization.


Professional Involvement

Deborah currently co-chairs the firm’s Associate Committee, and is a member of the Diversity Committee.