Spotlights

LET’S FACE IT,
OSLER PEOPLE ARE INTERESTING,
ACCOMPLISHED PEOPLE.

Our lawyers are among the most respected and sought out in the profession, and many of our alumni have gone on to do amazing things in a variety of fields and industries. Together, their  stories can be fascinating, informative and inspiring. Spotlights does just what it says—using video, audio and transcribed interviews, it shines a light on current Osler lawyers and talented alumni, exploring the goals that drive them and the achievements and career paths that have shaped their lives.

Hugh O’Reilly

Hugh O’Reilly makes his mark in the Canadian pensions landscape >

Ryan Sakamoto

Ryan Sakamoto embraces the unexpected—and discovers a fulfilling career in the insurance industry >

Jordan Ross

Jordan Ross draws on his background in law to help run a successful multi-generational real estate business >

Jennifer Lee

When opportunity knocks, Jennifer Lee always answers the call >

Fred Dionne

Fred Dionne turns a passion for technology into a prosperous legal career >

Don McGowan

As Don McGowan can attest, you never know what you're going to get. >

Stephen Sigurdson

Stephen Sigurdson let fate (and hard work) guide his career—and the strategy paid off. >

Marie Brault

Marie Brault finds her dream career at National Bank of Canada. >

Edgar Sexton

J. Edgar Sexton recounts his exciting career as a lawyer and judge >

Think Tank

Getting ready for GDPR

Canadian Lawyer
Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation will have further-reaching implications than many Canadian lawyers think, warn experts. >

The Economics of Artificial Intelligence

McKinsey Quarterly
Rotman School of Management professor Ajay Agrawal explains how AI changes the cost of prediction and what this means for business. >

How AI Is Making Prediction Cheaper

HBR Ideacast
Avi Goldfarb, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, explains the economics of machine learning, a branch of artificial intelligence that makes predictions. >

Diversity and Inclusion: We’re not doing enough

The Royal Bank of Canada - 6 Degrees Reports
RBC and the Institute for Canada Citizenship surveyed 64 organizations that collectively employ 1.2 million Canadians about diversity and inclusion: how they define it, how they go about promoting it, and how they measure it. >

All of Us: What we mean when we talk about inclusion

Royal Bank of Canada - 6 Degrees Report
A report that takes a look at what it takes to build an inclusive society. >