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.

Lori Stein

Lori Stein reflects on the novel aspects of her practice in the investment funds and asset management space, and the power of the Osler alumni community. >

Making the successful transition from advisor to board contributor

We interviewed some of our women leaders and advisors to elicit their views on best practices (and lessons learned) in making the leap from legal advisor to board contributor. >

Mara Nickerson

Mara Nickerson, Osler’s Chief Knowledge Officer, reflects on her 37 year career at the firm. >

Adam Gutkin

Adam Gutkin rises to the challenge of keeping pace in the ever-changing software industry >

Brian Levitt

Brian Levitt is a former partner and Co-Chair of Osler, a mentor and a friend. >

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 >

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 >

Think Tank

Power of Brevity

Brevity Just Might Save Your Career. >

Team-Building Tips

New York Times
Worthy suggestions for leaders wanting to foster a dynamic team culture. >

Break time!

The Atlantic, Derek Thompson
Here’s one method to optimize your productivity during the work day. >

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. >