What do all McCarthy Tétrault Benchers have in common?


Shattering Glass Ceilings

March 8, 2019

Despite Convocation’s reputation for being reserved for those you are generally old, white, and male, Atrisha readily accepts the challenge to change this trend as a racialized woman dead set on increasing diversity and its benefits in the halls of Osgoode Hall.

Put another way, for many who hold her in awe, she is the future of our profession.

LSO Bencher Candidate 2019

March 8, 2019

Atrisha Lewis is a senior associate at a Seven Sisters firm. Called in 2013 and a champion for diversity and inclusion, she hopes to bring a new and fresh perspective to Convocation. Her platform is based on the pillars of inclusion, accessibility, and governance.

Atrisha Lewis, Suhuyini Abudulai and Mariam Moktar

Written for Precedent JD

Law student all across the country have the opportunity, in their job interviews, to ask recruiters about the diversity and inclusions initiatives at their firm. This article outlines 10 questions students should ask about their future workplace.

Atrisha Lewis

Written for: Canadian Lawyer Magazine

I am a female visible minority licensee. There are different and unique issues regarding racial diversity in other practice milieus. I can only speak to my own experiences. From my perspective, the assumption that visible minority licensees are not relatively disadvantaged is simply incorrect.

Atrisha Lewis

Written for: Canadian Lawyer Magazine

It has been over a year since Hadiya Roderique wrote Black on Bay Street, shaking Bay Street to its core. IT has been almost a year since I wrote my reflection on the Law Society of Ontario's Statement of Principles. The feelings and issues are easy to articulate, but the next steps for our legal profession are not.