Women Partners Continue with Leadership Roles at Lerners LLP
Lerners LLP is proud to announce that effective January 1st, 2020, our Toronto Office continues its tradition of accomplished female leadership. Anne Spafford has been appointed Toronto Managing Partner and Tammy Ring is now the Toronto Office representative on our Executive Committee.
A respected litigator specializing in health law, insurance defense and professional regulation, Anne Spafford joined Lerners in 2001. Anne is known for her legal and scientific acumen, leadership skills (having been the Deputy Leader of Lerners’ Health Law Group), and ability to navigate difficult and sensitive litigation, as well as her mentorship of young lawyers. Fluent in both French and English, Anne has a B.Sc. in Nursing and an LL.M., and has been called to the Massachusetts and Ontario bars.
Tammy Ring, leader of the Toronto Plaintiff Personal Injury Group, is a passionate advocate for her clients, whose practice is marked by consensus building, leadership and achieving results. Originally hailing from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Tammy joined Lerners in 2008 and is an active member in the community, sharing her time as a mentor and volunteer.
Lerners LLP has a long-standing history and reputation for promoting and advancing women in leadership roles in both its Toronto and London offices since the early ‘70s. “We are so pleased to welcome both of these distinguished and skilled partners as leaders at our firm,” said London Managing Partner and Firm Chair, Graham Porter. “Each has a proven track record of success and leadership and will usher our firm through its next stages of success in Toronto and beyond. They are true role models for our firm and the bar at large.”