Ryann Atkins

T 416 646 7998 F 416 598 3730
E ratkins@lolg.ca

Ryann is highly effective at building strategic cases for her clients and designing litigation solutions that achieve her clients’ objectives and priorities.  Known for her smart advocacy, Ryann has developed case-winning arguments in groundbreaking cases.

Ryann maintains a broad litigation practice with a focus on complex commercial disputes, including oppression remedies, breach of trust claims, urgent injunctions, employment matters and cross-border litigation.  In her intellectual property practice, Ryann is regularly called upon to protect her clients’ most sensitive and valuable trademarks and confidential information.  Ryann also maintains an extensive professional negligence and health law practice, and has overseen large-scale workplace investigations.

Ryann is an experienced courtroom lawyer, and has represented clients at all levels of the Ontario and Federal Courts, at various administrative tribunals, as well as in private mediations and commercial arbitrations.  In law school, Ryann won the Ontario trial advocacy championship and earned the highest standing in trial advocacy at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. 

Ryann has contributed to numerous legal blogs, articles, texts and conference presentations, and has served on her firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.  

Community Involvement & Associations

  • Pro Bono Law Ontario, Volunteer
  • Unaccompanied Minors, Designated Representative
  • Warren K. Winkler Class Actions Moot, Co-founded and Organized (2013-2016)

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2014
  • J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2013
  • B.A. (Honours), with Distinction in Political Studies and Global Development Studies, Queen’s University, 2010
  • Gowlings Prize for the highest standing in trial advocacy at the University of Toronto
  • Samuel and Clara Shime Prize for outstanding accomplishment in the field of law and medicine
  • Winner of the Arnup Cup (the Ontario trial advocacy championship)