Donna Walwyn heads the Pension and Employee Benefits Practice Group in Toronto. She has a wide range of experience in private practice and, prior to becoming a lawyer, worked for Ontario's pension regulator. She also practiced pension and benefits law exclusively with a leading boutique firm in Toronto before joining Baker McKenzie. Ms. Walwyn is the President of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, and a member of the Ontario Bar Association (Pension and Benefits Section), the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and the National Bar Association.
Representative Legal Matters
Provided advice in connection with structuring acquisition to comply with quantitative investment restrictions imposed on pension funds.
Advised supplier to the motor vehicle industry on acquisition of target with multiple unionized and non-unionized pension and benefit funds and significant OPEB liabilities.
- Advised consulting company on the wind up of underfunded pension plans.
- Ontario~Canada (2000)
- York University (B.A. Honours) (1997)
- University of Western Ontario (LL.B.) (1997)