Mitch Frazer

Mitch Frazer is a partner and the Chair of the Pensions and Employment Practice at Torys in Toronto. His practice focuses on all aspects of pensions, benefits, employment and executive compensation. Mitch is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and a former Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. He publishes and speaks regularly on pension, benefits, employment and executive compensation issues and has been interviewed on television, radio and in print. He is the author of A Practical Guide to Private Pension Plans in Canada, published by Canada Law Book in 2012, and the co-author with Ari Kaplan of the second edition of Pension Law released by Irwin Law in late 2013.

Mitch is Chair of the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association. He is also a former chair of the Canadian Bar Association Pension and Benefits Section, the Ontario Bar Association Pension and Benefits Section, and the Association of Canadian Pension Management’s National Policy Committee and National Conference Committee. Mitch is also an advocate for educational causes. In addition to teaching and writing, he is a member of Ryerson University's Board of Governors and a member of the Toronto French School Board of Directors. In recognition of his professional achievement and community service, Mitch was named by Lexpert Magazine as one of Canada's leading lawyers under 40, was the recipient of one of Precedent Magazine's Inaugural Precedent Setter Awards, Wilfrid Laurier University's MBA Outstanding Executive Leadership Award, North York General Hospital Foundation Chair's Award and the University of Western Ontario Law School's Ivan Rand Alumni Award. Most recently, he was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

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