Lisa Lutwak



Lisa has represented both private and public entities in complex, high-profile civil and commercial disputes in a wide range of areas, including construction, contracts, Crown liability and employment, with a particular focus on class actions. She also has experience advocating on behalf of clients in family law disputes, criminal proceedings and estates litigation matters. Prior to joining Waddell Phillips PC as an associate in 2017, Lisa summered and articled at Crown Law Office – Civil, the central litigation office of the Government of Ontario, and practiced at a leading commercial litigation boutique in Toronto. Lisa regularly volunteers as Duty Counsel with Pro Bono Law Ontario, assisting self-represented litigants before the Superior Court.

Lisa’s practice focuses on civil litigation, primarily in the area of class proceedings. She has experience representing both class members and defendants in various areas including institutional abuse, employment, securities, commercial and crown liability class actions.

Lisa also has extensive construction law experience, having represented subcontractors, general contractors and owners in construction disputes ranging from residential renovation projects to complex multi-phased public revitalization projects.

Malcolm J. McKinnon Award, 2011 (awarded to the first-year student at Western Law who best exemplifies the sprit of sharing their knowledge and friendship to enhance the experience of the first year class)