On June 10th, 2021 we had a wonderful evening celebrating five amazing and inspirational women at our
2021 Annual Awards Gala.
Please take a break grab a beverage of choice and enjoy the presentation.
2021 General Counsel Chapter Award Winner – Hilda Wong.
Hilda is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel for First National Financial LP and oversees all aspects of First National’s legal affairs including formation of legal policy and strategy, compliance and regulatory matters, board and governance matters, contract negotiation and documentation. She is also First National’s Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Anti Money Laundering Officer.
Prior to joining First National in 2007, Ms. Wong was a partner with the national law firm of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and an associate with the law firms of Smith, Lyons LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto and has been in practice since 1993. Ms. Wong also serves as a director on the boards of The Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and the Women General Counsel Canada Network and is a co-founder of the National GC Network.
Please join us at the virtual WLAO Annual Awards Gala on June 10, 2021 to celebrate Joanna Birenbaum, Hilda Wong, and our student award winners.
The Honourable Sandra Chapnik Women-in-Law Award
The Aird & Berlis LLP
The Torkin Manes LLP
Pay as You Can – 2021 Virtual Awards Gala
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If you are able to do so, WLAO appreciates your support of our 2021 Virtual Awards Gala. Any funds collected will be applied directly to the program expenses. Thank you!