May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we’re excited to celebrate the appointment of Julia Shin Doi to the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario. Shin Doi is a respected lawyer with over 25 years of experience, and she’s the first Asian-Canadian woman appointed to the bench in Ontario. Her appointment is… Continue Reading Celebrating Julia Shin Doi’s Appointment to Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
This month, we are highlighting the impressive work of Zubdah Ahmad, an in-house lawyer who is not only a skilled legal professional, but also an active global citizen and agent of change. As the lead volunteer for Canadians of Pakistani Origins (COPO), Zubdah has spent the past 15 years doing charity work for people in… Continue Reading LIHDC Agent of Change Spotlight: Zubdah Ahmad
From civil rights to women’s liberation movements, and many other leaps and bounds in between, there’s no doubt that we’ve made significant strides towards more equity and inclusion as a society. However, there is still much work to be done. Approximately 91% of board members in Canadian corporations are non-racialized. Racialized women, Black men… Continue Reading 5 Actionable Steps for Fostering EDI in the Workplace
Just because Black History Month has come and gone, and Women’s History Month is almost over doesn’t mean the celebrations have to end! At LawyersInHouse.com, we strongly believe that groups who have been systemically marginalized deserve to be celebrated, recognized, and honoured all year round! As we continue the fight for a better world,… Continue Reading Black Excellence in Law: Stories of Resilience and Triumph
Written by: Sumer Jafri As the new year rings in, many in-house legal counsel are increasing spend on innovative legal resources, enhancing security and privacy practices, and keeping up with the remnants of the pandemic’s new workspace systems. LawyersInHouse.com has compiled a list of in-house legal trends for 2023 that legal departments can… Continue Reading Maximizing In-House Effectiveness: Setting the 2023 Agenda
The new year is a time for reflection and growth, especially considering the difficulties leaders faced in the last few years. We’ve assembled four key leadership concepts to help you excel in 2023. Provide Flexible Work Options As we kick start 2023, the ‘return to office’ conversation remains a pressing issue. This begs the question… Continue Reading New Year, New Focus: 4 Essential Leadership Strategies for Success
This year, LIHDC turned 3, and with that we had the pleasure of reaching many milestones. We saw our company grow and celebrated at the end of the year with our first annual in-person event. Throughout the year, we welcomed 14 new team members, expanded in to the EU &UK, and had the pleasure to… Continue Reading 2022 In Review
What is AI? AI (Artificial Intelligence) has been a hot topic in technology with programs like DALL-E and ChatGPT increasing in popularity. ML (Machine Learning) is a subset of AI that works when users train an algorithm by providing input and an expected result. A common example is a spam filter in your email. The… Continue Reading Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property – What are the legal concerns?
In the spirit of the holidays, we encourage you to give back to your community and those in need. It is important to keep others in mind and think of ways we can uplift others. This year, LIHDC hosted its first annual in person Jingle & Mingle to thank our wonderful clients and to give… Continue Reading ‘Tis the Season for Giving!
Congress is considering a US federal privacy law. The American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) is a proposed online bill that would regulate how organizations keep and use consumer data. Privacy laws fall into two categories: vertical laws protect medical and financial data, and horizontal laws focus on how organizations use data. The current… Continue Reading Potential US Federal Privacy Law – What Does This Mean for Businesses?