OTTAWA - Stephen Rotstein of Toronto has been named Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) for 2016-2017, a post he takes over from Frédéric Pérodeau of Montreal on August 12, 2016. Mr. Rostein is Vice-President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel with the Financial Planning Standards Council.
During his tenure as Chair, Mr. Rotstein will focus on delivering the products and services in-house counsel need in order to advance in their careers, and building more connections between the National Office and the regional sections of the CCCA. He plans to encourage more members to give back to their community through mentoring and knowledge sharing, and to ensure they have a strong voice in the CBA’s discussions about the legal profession and the future of the association.
“We want to encourage more of our members to share their expertise and connect with each other through mentoring and by speaking on topics they’re passionate about at our events,” Rotstein says. “Our members are full of talent and expertise, and we’ll be working to make better use of that collective wisdom throughout the coming year.”
- The CCCA represents some 4600 in-house counsel members from across Canada
- CCCA members are lawyers working for public and private companies, non-profits, associations, government and regulatory boards, Crown corporations, municipalities, hospitals, post-secondary institutions and school boards.
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