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Laura  Fetter

Laura Fetter

Director Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2009
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
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Laura is the Director of Innovation at Fasken. She is actively engaged in charting the firm’s future by overseeing and ensuring the success of various innovation initiatives the firm has undertaken, including knowledge management strategy. She is active in the legal knowledge management community in Toronto and is a member of the Toronto Legal KM Group.

Previously, Laura was a member of the firm's Business Law section. She was engaged in a broad corporate/commercial practice, including involvement in mergers and acquisitions as well as corporate finance transactions for both public and private companies. She also advised clients with respect to corporate reorganizations, corporate governance matters and continuous disclosure materials. In addition, Laura acted as a consulting editor for LexisNexis' annual consolidations of the Canada Business Corporations Act and the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). In 2010, she participated in a secondment to Ford Credit Canada Limited where she worked with its general counsel on a variety of legal matters.

Laura summered with the firm in 2007 and was seconded to the Ontario Telemedicine Network. She articled with the firm in 2008-2009, joined as an associate in 2009 and became a partner in 2016.
  • Borden Ladner Gervais Prize in Contract Law (2006)
  • Carswell Prize in Constitutional Law (2006)
  • Distinguished Oralist, Fasken Martineau First-Year International Law Moot (2006)
  • Participant, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria (2007)
  • Law Society Of Upper Canada/Osgoode Society Award Of Excellence (Awarded each year to the top 15 graduating students of the Queen's Faculty of Law, based on academic excellence) (2008)
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Education

  • JD Queen's University
  • BSc (Hons) University of Waterloo

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association 
  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
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