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Risa Awerbuck

Torkin Manes LLP | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

A lawyer since 1987


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Torkin Manes LLP
151 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2W7
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Risa holds the position of partner and co-Chair within the Wills, Trusts & Estates Group of her firm, providing a bedrock of support for clients navigating estate planning, trusts, tax implications, and the drafting of wills and powers of attorney, alongside the intricacies of business succession planning. Her clientele spans from individuals to financial institutions and families keen on preserving their wealth across generations.

Clients lean on Risa for her discerning advice during pivotal moments, guided by her nuanced understanding of complex familial relationships, special needs considerations, and cross-border living situations. Risa's approach is deeply personalized, ensuring a thorough grasp of each client's specific needs and aspirations. This enables open discussions that are instrumental in crafting plans that reflect personal, familial, and financial ambitions, involving clients' other advisors to foster a comprehensive planning strategy.

In collaboration with colleagues from corporate, tax, and family law departments, Risa streamlines her clients' planning processes, enhancing the firm's integrated service delivery. Her engagement with estate litigation specialists further supports clients through legal challenges, including will disputes and guardianship appointments.

Recognized as a leading Trusts & Estates lawyer by The Best Lawyers in Canada, Risa's expertise is widely acknowledged. Her role as a presenter at seminars and as part of the faculty at Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development showcases her commitment to legal education and her field's advancement.

Risa's professional journey is distinguished by her admission to the Ontario Bar in 1988, following her LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1986, marking her as a seasoned expert in trusts and estates.


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