Marissa’s practice focuses on corporate/commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. She has experience with both public and private M&A transactions.
Marissa is a member of the Payments & Cards group and has advised clients on regulatory compliance in the financial services and payments industry, with an emphasis on consumer protection.
Best Lawyers in Canada—One to watch in mergers and acquisitions law (2022)
Marissa is the co-chair of Women in Law@Torys.
During law school, Marissa worked for CIBC in their legal department and as a summer associate at a New York law firm. Marissa also served as a senior editor and the co-chair of recruitment for the Osgoode Hall Law Journal.
Marissa co-leads women’s initiatives at Torys. Marissa has been involved in leading several charitable initiatives at Torys, including the Give a Day campaign in support of AIDS research, and food drives for the Daily Bread Food Bank and Fort York Food Bank. She has also acted as a mentor with the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) program, a high school program that uses legal education as a tool to assist students to succeed in school and become engaged and active citizens.